Briscoe Cain is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is licensed to practice law in all Texas courts and is the State Representative-Elect of Texas House District 128 which serves Baytown, Crosby, Deer Park, Highlands, La Porte, Morgan’s Point, and Pasadena. Briscoe has a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and a Bachelors degree in Communication.
Before going into solo practice, Briscoe served as the associate attorney to H. John Schmude who became judge of the 247th State District Court of Harris County (a family law court) in January 2015.
While earning his Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Briscoe worked for the famed jurist Judge Paul Pressler, a co-founder and board member of the Liberty Institute, where he was immersed in the world of Religious Liberty law and social policy litigation. As a student of law Briscoe distinguished himself by becoming one of only two certified mediators of his class before graduating, founding the first pro-life law student organization in Texas, serving as the President of the Federalist Society, and working on legislation such as the Merry Christmas Bill. Prior to attending law school, Briscoe spent more than five years at the prominent criminal defense firm of Schnieder & McKinney; which was recently ranked by U.S. News as the only Tier 1 Houston Criminal Defense Law Firm ranked in all three defense categories.
Briscoe Cain’s practice focuses on Family Law, First Amendment Law, Religious Liberty Law, Government Law, and Social Policy Litigation. Briscoe is committed to the firm belief that the family is the fundamental building block of society. Strong families and religious liberty lead to strong communities.
Briscoe resides in Deer Park, Texas with his wife Bergundi and their three sons. Briscoe serves as board member of Life Advocates Inc., and as Texas Legal Counsel for Operation Rescue. Briscoe enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family. Briscoe also serves the State of Texas as a First Lieutenant in the Texas State Guard.