District 3

Council Member Amy Mitchell

In May 2017, Amy Mitchell was elected to a two-year term as Single Member District Three. Amy Mitchell, a partner at Mitchell & Duff, LLC, is committed to upholding the highest standards in the legal profession and has served on the State Bar Grievance Committee overseeing Fort Bend lawyers conduct. Amy has been a resident of Sugar Land since 1993. Amy is married to Gordon Berkstresser.


Her community involvement includes past president, Sugar Land Exchange Club, Sugar Land 101, Citizens Police Academy, CAST, and Citizens Fire Academy. Amy passionately supports the Fort Bend Women's Center, Child Advocates, American Red Cross, Fort Bend Literacy Council, Asians Against Domestic Abuse, Fort Bend Seniors, Santa’s Exchange, ARC, and has chaired fundraisers for several of these organizations. Amy volunteers for FBISD serving as a guest speaker, awards presenter and dedicated many hours to keeping Colony Bend Elementary School open.

Civic & Community

  • Sugar Land Exchange Club
    • President: 2010-2011
  • Sugar Land 101
    • President
  • Citizens Police Academy
    • President
    • CPAAA
  • Citizens Fire Academy
  • CAST
  • Gulf Coast District Exchange Club
    • Vice President for Child Abuse Prevention: 2009-2010
  • Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance
    • Past Board Member
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Advisory Board
  • Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Three (TIRZ 3)
    • Chair


  • May 2017 - May 2019


  • J.D. - Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • SUNY Oneonta
    • Bachelor of Arts - Literature

Business & Professional

  • Mitchell & Duff, LLC
    • Partner
  • State Bar Grievance Committee
    • Past Board Member
  • Member of the State Bar of Texas