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COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS

Place 6

Other Candidates for this Office: Mark W. Bennett (L)

Robert D. Burns III
(D) – Dallas

Michael “Mike” Keasler*
(R) – Austin

PARTY AFFILIATION

Democrat

Republican

CURRENT OCCUPATION

Current Job
Organization

Since…
(term expires…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals-Place 6

 

UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

Degree
School
Year

B.A. in English
University of Texas
1964

JURIS DOCTOR

Degree
School
Year

Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University of Texas
1967

YEAR OF STATE BAR LICENSURE

YEAR

1967

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE – APPELLATE

  • Appellate Judicial Experience
  • Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Austin, Texas, 1999-present

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE – OTHER

  • Other Judicial Experience
  • Judge, 292nd District Court, Dallas, Texas, 1981-1998

LEGAL EXPERIENCE – NONJUDICIAL

  • Legal Experience – Non-Judicial
  • Assistant District Attorney, Dallas County, Texas, 1969-1981
    • Senior Felony Chief Prosecutor, Career Criminal Division, 1977-1981
    • 432 Jury Trials
  • Attorney, Dallas Legal Services Project, 1969

  • Private Practice, Grand Prairie, Texas, 1967-1969

ADMITTED

  • Courts Admitted To
  • US Supreme Court, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

JUDICAL/LEGAL HONORS

  • Judicial/Legal Honors
  • Judicial/Legal Honors

PRIOR ELECTION(S) RESULTS

SEAT, DATE, PERCENTAGE

SEAT, DATE, PERCENTAGE

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Board Certifications

Board Certifications

MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

# of #

1608 of 4059 (39.6%)

KEY ENDORSEMENTS

  • Key Endorsements
  • Key Endorsements

JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY

Judicial Philosophy

Judicial Philosophy

INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON

  Preliminary data is gathered from public sources and has not yet been finally approved by the candidate.

  Preliminary data is gathered from public sources and has not yet been finally approved by the candidate.

*Information gathered from various public sources, and may not yet be approved by the candidate.
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