2018

2018

Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Place 4




Charles Spain
(Democrat)




Marc Brown*
(Republican)



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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Charles Spain Campaign
504 Branard Street
Houston, Texas 77006
(713) 248-0416


Justice Marc Brown Campaign
P.O. Box 20508
Houston, Texas 77025
Email



CURRENT OCCUPATION

Associate Municipal Court Judge
City of Houston
2010-present


Justice, Fourteenth Court of Appeals
2013-present



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A., History
Rice University
1981


B.A., Political Science and Government
University of Texas at Austin
1984



JURIS DOCTOR

Baylor University School of Law
1988


University of Houston Law Center
1987



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1988


1988



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




  • Justice, Fourteenth Court of Appeals
    2013-present
    • Authored over 200 opinions



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER

  • Associate Municipal Court Judge, City of Houston
    (2010-present)

  • Judge, 180th District Court of Harris County (2010-2013)



LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

  • Senior Staff Attorney, Texas First Court of Appeals (1995-2013)
  • Staff Attorney, Texas Third Court of Appeals (1990-94)
  • Briefing Attorney, Supreme Court of Texas (1988-89)

  • Assistant District Attorney, Harris County District Attorney's Office (1988-2010)
    • 22 years prosecutorial experience



BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Civil Appellate Law


None sought



COURTS ADMITTED TO

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Western District of Texas





HONORS & AWARDS

  • Eagle Scout, BSA (1973)
  • Whitney Smith Fellow, North American Vexillological Association (2013)
  • John Paul Barnich Award, Houston GLBT Political Caucus (2011)
  • Judge Norman W. Black Award, State Bar LGBT Law Section (2011)
  • Order of the Condor, Interamerican Scout Foundation (2010)
  • Baden-Powell Fellow, World Scout Foundation (2008)
  • Founders Award, State Bar LGBT Law Section (2008)
  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2007)
  • Life Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation (2004)
  • Life Fellow Texas Bar Foundation (1995)
  • Texas Award for Historic Preservation, Texas Historical Commission (1996)
  • National Order of Barristers (1988)
  • Vigil Honor, Order of the Arrow, BSA (1977)

  • Texas Prosecutor of the Year, Texas Narcotics Officers Association (2003)



PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

2014 Texas Democratic Party Primary
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 4
100%; unopposed


2014 Texas Republican Party Primary
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 4
100%; unopposed

2014 Texas General Election
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 4
Unexpired term (ending 2018)
100%; unopposed

2014 Texas Republican Primary Election
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District, Place 4
Unexpired term (ending 2018)
100%; unopposed

2010 Texas General Election
District Judge, 180th Judicial District
57.02% v. Darrell Jordan (D)

2010 Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election
District Judge, 180th Judicial District
51% v. Danny Dexter (R)

2010 Texas Republican Primary Election
District Judge, 180th Judicial District
36.24%; 3-way race



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

440 of 1,103 votes
39.89%


663 of 1,103
60.11%



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Last Updated:

4/24/18


4/24/18

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