Brian Cweren Is The Right Choice For Houston District C
brian cweren Brian Cweren is a native second-generation Houstonian. Brian learned the values of hard work, integrity and helping others from his family. Brian's father started his own business in the scrap metal business; this allowed Brian to see first hand the virtues of responsibility and working long hours to get the job done right.

Brian graduated from HISD's Bellaire High School. From there, Brian studied at the University of Texas, achieving a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on real estate in 1994. In 1997, Cweren earned his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

During his time at the University of Texas, Brian undertook a number of internships, including with the Texas Supreme Court, former President George H.W. Bush, Vinson & Elkins and District Judge Paul R. Davis. Brian was a member of a number of Honor societies and served on the University of Texas Bar Association Student Board of Governors.

 brian cwerenBrian is active in a number of Houston civic organizations. In 2005, Houston City Council unanimously appointed Cweren to the City of Houston Ethics Committee. Brian has served as chair of the City of Houston Police Department Citizen Review Committee, appointed by the mayor, between 2000 and 2002. During his tenure on this committee, Brian reviewed serious grievances in HPD and served as an adviser to the Chief of Police.

Brian has been appointed the following positions:

  • Harris County Grand Jury
  • Houston Police Department Police Advisory Committee (LULAC Representative)

Brian is currently serving as or has served as a Board of Directors of a number of organizations, including:

  • Holocaust Museum Houston (Chair of Outreach Committee)
  • Jewish National Fund (Houston)
  • SER Jobs for Progress (Secretary)
  • Galveston Apartment Association (Secretary and General Counsel)
  • Texas Apartment Association
  • New Braeswood Revitalization Association

Brian is a graduate of:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Citizens Academy
  • Houston Fire Department Citizens Academy (Class 12)
  • Houston Police Department Citizens Academy (May 26 2011)
  • Harris County Community Emergency Response Team

Brian has received the following honors or awards:

  • Honorary Fire Chief – Mayor Bob Lanier
  • Honorary Deputy Sheriff – Harris County Sheriff
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Mayor’s Office
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Council Member John Castillo
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Houston Police Department
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Houston Fire Department
  • GenNEXT Winner – Male Attorney – Jewish Herald Voice

Brian has been active in the following community organizations or causes:

  • Southwest Super Neighborhood
  • Coalition Against the Ruffino Trash Transfer Station
  • Richmond Revitalization
  • Anti-Defamation League’s Leadership Development Institute

Brian has dedicated a large portion of his life to giving back to the community. This includes supporting many worthy causes and making sure Houston is a safe place to live and work.

Brian is a real estate attorney and is the principal of the Law Offices of Brian P. Cweren. Brian’s practice takes him throughout the State of Texas. He is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer on the legal issues pertaining to Texas Landlord-Tenant law.

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