2018

2018

Second Court of Appeals, Chief Justice




Uncontested Race
(No Opponent)




Bonnie Sudderth*
(Republican)



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CAMPAIGN CONTACT




Chief Justice Bonnie Sudderth Campaign
P.O. Box 33667
Fort Worth, Texas 76162-3667
Email



CURRENT OCCUPATION




Chief Justice, Second Court of Appeals
Place 5
2015-present
Chief Justice since 10/17




UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR




B.S., Public Affairs
University of Southern California
1982



JURIS DOCTOR




University of Texas School of Law
1985



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE




1986



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




  • Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals (since 2015)


JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER




  • Judge, 352nd District Court, Tarrant County (1996-2005)
    • Longest serving judge in the history of the 352nd Court (18 years)
    • Youngest judge to ever serve as Chief Judge (1991: Age 29)
    • First female Republican judge to preside over a Tarrant County civil district court
  • Chief Judge, Fort Worth Municipal Court (1990-96)


LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL




  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
    (1999-present)
  • Private practice (1986-90)


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS




Civil Trial Law (2005)
Personal Injury Trial Law (2004)



COURTS ADMITTED TO




  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Northern Dist. of Texas


HONORS & AWARDS




  • Ten Outstanding Republican Women of Texas, Texas Federation of Republican Women (2011)
  • Excellence in Justice, Texas Wesleyan School of Law and Fort Worth Business Press (2011)
  • Andujar, Fort Worth Republican Women (2010)
  • Best Series of Articles, Legal Writing, State Bar of Texas (2008)
  • Outstanding Mentor, Texas Young Lawyers Association (2008)
  • Outstanding Mentor, Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association (2008)
  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member, Texas Wesleyan University Law School Alumni Association (2008)
  • Best Series of Articles Legal Writing, State Bar of Texas (2006)
  • Tribute to Women, Texas Federation of Republican Women (2000)
  • Tribute to Women, Texas Federation of Republican Women (1998)
  • Tarrant County‚Äôs Most Influential Women (1997)
  • Outstanding Woman of Fort Worth (1995)


PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS




2016 Texas General Election
Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District
Place 4 - Unexpired Term
100%; unopposed

2016 Texas Republican Party Primary Election
Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District
Place 4 - Unexpired Term
100%; unopposed

2012 Texas General Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

2012 Texas Republican Party Primary Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

2008 Texas General Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

2008 Texas Republican Party Primary Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

2004 Tarrant County General Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

2004 Tarrant County Republican Primary Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

2000 Tarrant County General Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

2000 Tarrant County Republican Primary Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

1996 Tarrant County General & Special Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
100%; unopposed

1996 Tarrant County Republican Primary Election
District Judge, 352nd Judicial District
60.56% v. Lexa Auld (R)



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS




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KEY ENDORSEMENTS








JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








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Last Updated:




4/25/18


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