Judge Chu has been a leader in the judiciary for 6 years prior to being appointed Judge of Probate Court No. 2. As our Justice of the Peace, he worked tirelessly to create progressive reforms in the justice system, innovate new court processes, and help the most vulnerable in our community access justice.

Became a statewide leader regarding best practices with self-represented litigants, teaching a course required for continuing legal education to JPs in Texas in 2019-2020

Instituted a program with the non-profit, Texas Poverty Law Project, and other non-profit legal programs, to provide lawyers to all indigent litigants facing a class C misdemeanor case or eviction case. The first program of its kind in Travis County for justice courts. 

Became a state leader in the judicial systems response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including chairing the Texas Supreme Court’s COVID-19 Response Task Force for Justice Courts and ordering ways to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the courts that have been modeled throughout Texas.