Fredericka Phillips is a native of Beaumont, Texas. Fredericka attended college at Lamar University Beaumont where she received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice graduating cum laude in 1996. Fredericka relocated to Houston in 1997 to attend South Texas College of Law where she was a member of law review. Fredericka received her Juris Doctorate in May 2000 and practiced law for over 16 years representing clients in state and federal courts across the country. Fredericka was elected judge of the 61st District Court in November 2016 and sworn in January 1, 2017.
Fredericka Phillips and her two daughters, Ashley and Amber, live in Houston.