2018

2018

First Court of Appeals, Place 2




Gordon Goodman
(Democrat)




Jane Bland*
(Republican)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Gordon Goodman Campaign
Email


Justice Jane Bland Campaign
P.O. Box 18471
Sugar Land, Texas 77496
Email



CURRENT OCCUPATION




Justice, First Court of Appeals
Place 2
Since 2003



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A. Accounting
B.A. Honors Business
University of Texas at Austin



JURIS DOCTOR

University of Pennsylvania
1977



University of Texas School of Law
w/ high honors
1990
Vice-Chancellor, editor of the Texas Law Review
Member, Order of the Coif



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1977
Also licensed in PA


1990



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




Justice, Texas First Court of Appeals
Place 2
Since 2003



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER




District Judge, 281st Judicial District
Harris County Civil Trial Judge
1997-2003



LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

  • Director of Governance, NRG Energy
  • Vice President, Occidental Energy Marketing
  • President, Dupont Power Marketing
  • Senior Vice P, Conoco Global Power
  • President, Howell Power Systems

30+ years counseling to the energy sector

  • Baker Botts L.L.P.
  • Clerk, Judge Thomas Gibbs Gee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

None sought


Civil Appellate Law

Civil Trial Law



COURTS ADMITTED TO

  • U.S. Federal Dist. Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Pennsylvania Eastern District Court
  • Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Supreme Court

  • Texas (all state courts)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Dist. Court of Appeals, Southern Dist. of Texas


HONORS & AWARDS




  • William H. Rehnquist Award (2010)
  • Appellate Judge of the Year, Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists (2015)
  • Appellate Judge of the Year, Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists (2007)
  • Trial Judge of the Year, Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists (2003)


PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

2014 Texas General Election
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District
Place 7
41.76% v. Ken Wise (R)



2012 Texas General Election
Justice, 1st Court of Appeals, Place 2
53.29% v. Ron Lovett (D)

2006 Texas General Election
Justice, 1st Court of Appeals, Place 2
100%; unopposed

2004 Texas General Election
Justice, 1st Court of Appeals, Place 2
Unexpired Term
100%; unopposed

2002 Texas General Election
District Judge, 281st Judicial District
100%; unopposed

1998 Texas General Election
District Judge, 281st Judicial District
57.67% v. Reginald E. McKamie, Sr.



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

394 of 1,237 votes
31.85%


843 of 1,237 votes
68.15%



KEY ENDORSEMENTS

  • Tejano Democrats (State & Harris Co)
  • Texas Coalition of Black Democrats (Harris Co)
  • Area 5 Democrats





JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

*Information sourced from public record


*Information sourced from public record



Last Updated:

3/28/2018


3/28/2018


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