Honorable Ray Whelees Campaign Kick Off

You are cordially invited to a Reception & Campaign Kick-Off honoring Honorable Ray Wheless, District Judge, #366 Collin County District Court Statewide Candidate for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2  When:  Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Time:  5:30 p.m. –  8:00 p.m. El Dorado Country Club 2604 Country Club Drive McKinney, Texas 75070  JudgeRayWheless.Republican/ Please RSVP to Tina Yampanis 214/207-0017 or...

Justice Cindy Olson Bourland Reception – Austin

Justice Cindy Olson Bourland Reception Third Court of Appeals Location:  La V 1501 East 7th Street Austin, Texas October 1, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM RSVP: Pasha@hollandtaucher.com Campaign Address: Justice Cindy O. Bourland Campaign P.O. Box 684281 Austin, Texas 78768...

Governor Abbott Appoints Perwin Judge Of 505th Judicial District Court

August 26, 2015 (http://gov.texas.gov/news/appointment/21346) Governor Greg Abbott has appointed David Perwin of Richmond as judge of the 505th Judicial District Court in Fort Bend County for a term set to expire at the next general election in November 2016. This appointment will be effective Sept. 1, 2015. David Perwin serves as associate judge in the 387th Judicial District Court in Fort Bend County. He was previously a sole practitioner at Perwin Law Firm, PLLC and a managing attorney at Becerra, Colgin & Perwin, PLLC. He is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, and he volunteers for Lamar Little League. Judge Perwin received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston and a Juris Doctor from Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of...

Governor Abbott Appoints Rankin Judge Of 254th Judicial District Court

August 26, 2015 (http://gov.texas.gov/news/appointment/21347) Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Susan Rankin of Dallas as judge of the 254th Judicial District Court in Dallas County for a term set to expire at the next general election in November 2016. Susan Rankin is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and was most recently a partner at Rochelle & Rankin LLP. She previously served as judge of the 301st Judicial District Court in Dallas County. She is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Annette Stewart Inn of Court, and the Texas Family Law Foundation. She also volunteers in the Stewpot Second Chance Café at the Bridge. Judge Rankin received a Bachelor of Science from Southern Methodist University, a Master of Science from Trinity University, and a Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of...

Governor Abbott Appoints Bridges Judge Of 240th Judicial District Court

August 26, 2015 (http://gov.texas.gov/news/appointment/21344) Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Chad Bridges of Sugar Land as judge of the 240th Judicial District Court in Fort Bend County for a term set to expire at the next general election in November 2016. Chad Bridges has practiced law in the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office for more than 12 years; he currently serves as a chief prosecutor overseeing the Family Violence Division. He is director of the Crime Victim’s Response Team, and he is a member of the Fort Bend County Human Trafficking Task Force, State Bar Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee and the Texas District and County Attorneys Association. He also serves as a volunteer trainer for the Fort Bend County Women’s Center. Bridges received a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law...

Governor Abbott Appoints Billingsley Judge Of 446th Judicial District Court

August 18, 2015 (http://gov.texas.gov/news/appointment/21320) Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Sara Kate Billingsley of Odessa as judge of the 446th Judicial District Court in Ector County for a term set to expire at the next general election in November 2016. This appointment will be effective Sept. 1, 2015. Sara Kate Billingsley is managing partner for the Billingsley Law Firm and was previously an associate attorney at Todd, Barron, Thomason & Hudman in Odessa. She is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and was previously president and treasurer of the Ector County Bar Association. She serves as president of the Food2Kids Board of Directors, pillar chairman of the United Way of Odessa and chairman of Merchants for the Junior League of Odessa Merry Marketplace. Billingsley received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas, Permian Basin and a Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of...