2018

2018

Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Place 3




Jerry Zimmerer
(Democrat)




Brett Busby*
(Republican)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

(832) 444-2553
Email


Justice Brett Busby Campaign
P.O. Box 684281
Austin, Texas 78768
(713)443-2583
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CURRENT OCCUPATION

Attorney/Managing Member
Zimmerer & Associates PLLC


Justice, Fourteenth Court of Appeals
Place 3
since 2012



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A., Theology & Business Management
Houston Baptist University
1978


A.B., Public Policy Studies
Duke University
with high honors



JURIS DOCTOR

South Texas College of Law
1984

L.L.M., International Law
University of Houston Law Center
2015

L.L.M., Health Law
University of Houston Law Center
2015


Columbia Law School
1998



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1984


2001
also licensed in New York



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




Justice, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Place 3
since 2012



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER








LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

  • Managing Member, Zimmerer & Associates, PLLC (2015-present)
  • International Law Studies, University of Houston (2013-15)
  • Health Law Studies, University of Houston (2013-15)
  • Corporate Counsel and VP, Human Resources, Net Integrated Services, Inc. (1995-96)
  • Managing Partner, Zimmerer & Associates (1984-95)

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Texas Law School
  • Former Partner, Appellate Group, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP [Houston](2008-12)
  • Partner, Mayer Brown (2003-08)
  • Attorney Associate, Hogan Dubose & Townsend, LLP (2000-03)
  • Law Clerk, Supreme Court of the United States (1999-2000)


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

None sought


Civil Appellate Law



COURTS ADMITTED TO

  • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas


HONORS & AWARDS




  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 lawyers in Texas, Super Lawyers (2012)


PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

2012 Texas Democratic Party Primary Election
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
51.20% v. Joseph R. Willie, II (D)


2018 Texas Republican Party Primary
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
100%; unpposed

2012 Texas General Election
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
52.26% v. Barbara Gardner (D)

2012 Texas Republican Party Primary
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
100%; unopposed



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

322 of 1,118 votes
28.80%


643 of 1,118 votes
57.51%



KEY ENDORSEMENTS








JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








OTHER INFORMATION

  • Lifelong violinist
  • Seventh generation Texan
  • Third-generation Eagle Scout
  • Wife Erin is an adjunct professor at the University of Texas Law School


INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

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Last Updated:

4/17/18


4/17/18

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