City Council District J

Council Member Mike Laster


Mike Laster was born in San Pablo, California but his family relocated to Texas soon after his birth, settling in the rural community of Bangs in Brown County. Educated in the public schools of Brown County, Mike demonstrated his leadership skills at an early age by serving as President of the High School Student Body, of his High School Class, of the National Honor Society and the Future Farmers of America.


A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin’s Plan II Honors Program, Mike earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center. While at the Law Center, Mike distinguished himself as the National Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Law Student Division.





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Dave Bonem, Chief of Staff ... Sharon Shanahan, Administrative Services Director ... Jonny Flores, Agenda & Policy Director ... Eric Widaski, Constituent  & Community Affairs Director


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Council Member Mike Laster
City Hall Annex
900 Bagby, First Floor
Houston, TX 77002


Phone: 832.393.3015
FAX: 832.395.9423


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