Judge Elizabeth N. Rainey

Drug Court
Title: Magistrate for the Midland County Drug Court
2019 Headshot


Judge Rainey came to Midland in 2011 from Lockhart, Texas.  She began practicing law with the Law Office of Ian Cantacuzene in January 2012. In 2015 she started Of Counsel with Ward & Myers, LLP as well as serving as the designated Midland County Juvenile Detention Defense Attorney.

Currently, Judge Rainey presides over the Midland County Drug Court.  This court combines her passion for serving the people of Midland and helping those individuals suffering from addiction find recovery.

Judge Rainey is married to Shaun Rainey, with Cotton Bledsoe Tighe and Dawson, P.C., and they have three children.


Judge Rainey graduated in 2009 from Texas A&M University cum laude with a B.A. in Communication. She earned her J.D. from Texas Tech School of Law in 2011.


Judge Rainey is a member of the Midland County Bar Association, past-President of the Midland County Young Lawyers Association, and involved in the Junior League of Midland. Judge Rainey is a 2017 graduate of the Leadership Midland program. Formerly she has served on Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of the Permian Basin and Midland County System of Care.


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