The Honorable Piper McCraw
Vice-Chair; Presiding Judge, 469th District Court
Prior to her appointment by Governor Abbott in 2015 to the 469th District Court in Collin County, Piper McCraw was an assistant district attorney for Collin County where she was a misdemeanor court chief then later a member of a felony trial team. After leaving the Collin County DA's office, she joined McCraw Gantt, PLLC. In her experience, Judge McCraw has handled a wide variety of cases and tried over 150 jury trials. She is a charter member and board member of the Collin County Women Lawyer’s Association and a charter member of the Curt B. Henderson American Inn of Court. Judge McCraw is also proud to serve as Vice-Chair and a Commissioner on the Texas Children’s Commission as well as the Chair of the Children’s Commission Training Committee. Prior to taking the bench, she was a member of the Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer Association Board of Directors and the State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee.
Judge McCraw received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University, a Juris Doctor from Texas A&M School of Law, and is board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She lives in McKinney with her husband, Mark, and three children.