Veterans Court - Galveston County

Galveston County

Veterans Treatment Court


The mission of the Galveston County Veterans Treatment Court is to assist Veterans and their families to become integral and productive members of the community through a collaborative effort, and to honor them and restore their dignity for their selfless service to our country; we shall leave no veteran behind.


VTC Presiding Judge 
The Honorable Mark A. Henry 
(USAFR RET 1989 – 2010)
(409) 766-2244

Veterans Court Coordinator
Matthew Parrish 
(ARMY 2002– 2005) 
(409) 765-2679

Assistant District Attorney
Patrick Gurski
(ARNG 2008– 2016) 
(409) 770-5136

(Note: ADA cannot speak with Defendants)

VTC Defense Attorney
 Jared A. Robinson 
(ARNG +20 years)

1100 Rosenberg Ave. Galveston, TX 77550
Office: (409) 200-2412
Fax: (409) 200-2413

Veterans Service Officer
Jeff Gottlob 
(USMC RET 1980 – 2001) 
(409) 766-2448

Veteran Volunteer Coordinator
Heather Melton
(USCG 2006-2009) 
(409) 944-4437



This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance provides grants to organizations serving Texas Veterans and their families.


If you believe you are a qualifying veteran and would like to apply to the VTC program, please contact any of the above VTC Staff.

VA Disability Rating Requirement: 
Any Disability
Discharges Allowed: 
No Minimum Discharge