Sharon Bearden was born in Panola County and raised in Orange, Texas. Sharon graduated from Lutcher Stark High School in 1957. Sharon’s brother was the beloved Coach J.B. Bearden of West Orange-Stark High School.
Sharon began his legal career in 1965 and has amassed over 43 years of experience. During that time, he was elected as Justice of The Peace, County Attorney, and District Attorney. Sharon has compiled an unparalleled record at trial. Over the 43 years, Sharon has tried more than 700 cases, winning an overwhelming majority of these cases. He primarily handles criminal cases, divorce cases, and child custody cases.
Sharon is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Orange County Bar Association and the Jefferson County Bar Association. He was the recipient of the Paul Harris award for outstanding Rotary member and the 1983 Orange County Legal Secretaries Association’s Boss of the Year.
- University of Texas
- Lamar University
- Baylor School of Law, Doctorate in Jurisprudence
Enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.