Reverend Brooks Harrington founded MJM in 2006. Brooks is a former US Marine infantry officer. He attended George Washington University law school in Washington D.C., graduating cum laude. He then served on a law school faculty in D.C. for two years and as a federal prosecutor there for five more years. He returned to his home in Fort Worth, and was in private litigation practice from 1983 to 1991 and from 1996 to 2006. He has been honored repeatedly by vote of his peers as a “Texas Superlawyer” in Texas Monthly magazine and as one of the top 100 lawyers in Tarrant County in the Fort Worth Business Press.
From 1991 to 1995, Brooks attended Perkins School of Theology at S.M.U., graduating summa cum laude, and was senior pastor of Diamond Hill United Methodist Church in north Fort Worth. He was ordained a deacon in 1993 and an elder in the United Methodist Church in 2008. Brooks serves as an Associate Pastor on the staff of First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth and as the legal director of the MJM, working seven days week.
Brooks has been married for more than 35 years to Professor Maxine Harrington, Associate Dean of Texas A&M School of Law. They have three children and two grandchildren.