Hon. John Delaney

Bryan, Texas

Judge John Delaney is a 5th generation Texan. Born and raised in Houston, he has lived in Bryan since 1973. As a trial judge with over 30 years’ experience he has presided over about 570 jury trials and several thousand bench trials of all kinds. He has handled over 975 cases as a mediator and arbitrator. He continues to hold court weekly as a specially assigned trial judge and occasionally as a special master for discovery in complex cases.

Judge Delaney and his wife, Jeanne, are the parents of four adult children and have four grandchildren.

Education  + -

  • Princeton University
    B.A., History   1967
  • University of Texas School of Law
    J.D.   1973

Experience  + -

  • Mediator and Arbitrator
    2001 to Present
  • 272nd District Court in Brazos County
    1984 until retirement in 2000
  • Bryan/College Station
    Civil Litigator   1973 - 1984
  • Navy officer during the Vietnam War era.
    Communication Officer, USS Fort Mandan, LSD-21   1969 - 1972, 1973 - 1984

Memberships & Affiliations  + -

  • Rotary Club of Bryan
    1992 - Present
  • “Wesley Class” at First Methodist Church of Bryan
    Adult Sunday School Teacher   2003
  • Law Enforcement Action Partnership
    2009 - Present