2018

2018
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First Court of Appeals, Place 6




Sarah Beth Landau
(Democrat)




Harvey G. Brown*
(Republican)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Sarah Beth Landau Campaign
P.O. Box 131982
Houston, Texas 77219
Email


Justice Harvey Brown Campaign
12335 Kingsride Lane, # 114
Houston, Texas 77024
(713) 927-4262


CURRENT OCCUPATION

Assistant Public Defender
Harris County Public Defender's Office
Since March 2016


Justice, First Court of Appeals
Place 6
Since 2010



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
B.S. /B.A. Field Of StudyEconomics; Political Science; Japanese; Statistics
with honors
1993



B.S., Psychology
University of Texas
1978

with high honors
Member, Phi Beta Kappa



JURIS DOCTOR

Columbia University School of Law
1998


University of Texas School of Law
1981
with honors

Member, Texas Law Review
Order of the Coif



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

2002

Also licensed in New York


1981



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




Justice, First Court of Appeals
Place 6
Since 2010



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER




Judge, 152nd Civil District Court
Harris County
6 1/2 years



LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas Southern University (2012-present)
  • Assistant Federal Public Defender (2005-15)
  • Associate, Vinson & Elkins, LLP (2001-05)
  • Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (1999-2001)
  • Associate, Coudert Brothers (1998-99)

  • Partner, Wright Brown & Close (2002-2009)
  • Managing Partner, Houston Office of Orgain, Bell & Tucker
  • Partner, Sewell & Riggs


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

None sought


Personal Injury Law



COURTS ADMITTED TO

  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern District of Texas
  • New York
    • New York (all state courts)
    • New York Eastern District Court
    • New York Southern District Court

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Federal Dist. Court, Eastern Dist. of Texas
  • U.S. Federal Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas


HONORS & AWARDS








PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

2018 Texas Democratic Primary
First Court of Appeals, Place 6
100%; unopposed


2018 Texas Republican Primary
First Court of Appeals, Place 6
100%; unopposed

2012 Texas General Election
First Court of Appeals, Place 6
53.44% v. Chuck Silverman (D)

2006 Texas General Election
District Judge, 152nd CIvil District Court

2000 Texas General Election
District Judge, 152nd CIvil District Court
100%; unopposed

1996 Texas General Election
District Judge, 152nd CIvil District Court
56.26% v. John Brown (D)



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

500 of 1,243 votes
40.23%


743 of 1,243 votes
59.77%



KEY ENDORSEMENTS








JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








OTHER INFORMATION

  • Teaches Appellate Litigation, Texas Southern University

  • Former adjunct professor, Univ. of Houston School of Law


INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

*Information sourced from public record


*Information sourced from public record



Last Updated:

10/3/2018


10/32018


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