2018

2018

Second Court of Appeals, Place 5




Delonia Watson
(Democrat)




Dabney Bassel
(Republican)



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Dabney Bassel for 2nd Court of Appeals
500 Main Street, Suite 350
Fort Worth, Texas 76102



CURRENT OCCUPATION

Attorney, Law Office of Delonia A. Watson


Attorney, Law Office of Dabney Bassel



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

S.B., Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1978


B.A. History
Trinity University
1979



JURIS DOCTOR

Harvard University
1982


Baylor Law School
1982



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1984


1983



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE








JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER








LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL




  • Appellate practice, Law Office of Dabney Bassel (2013-present)
  • Appellate, litigation, and bankruptcy practice; bassel & Wilcox, PLLC (2006-13)
  • Appellate and litigation practice, Law, Snakard & Gambill, PC (1984-2005)
  • Briefing Attorney, Hon. Ted Akin, Justice, Fifth District Court of Appeals of Texas (1983-84)


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS




Civil Appellate Law



COURTS ADMITTED TO

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

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


HONORS & AWARDS




  • AV Preeminent rating, Martin-Hubbell
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters (2009-present)
  • Tarrant County Top Lawyers-Appellate, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2002-2004, 2006-2009, 2011-present)
  • Tarrant County Top Attorneys-Appellate, 360 West Magazine (2017)


PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS




2016 Texas Republican Primary
Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Place 3
18.83%; 5-way race

2016 Texas Republican Primary Runoff
Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Place 3
45.17% v. Elizabeth Kerr (R)



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

108 of 354 votes
30.51%


246 of 354 votes
69.49%



KEY ENDORSEMENTS




  • Bill Waybourn, Tarrant County Sheriff
  • Tracy Murphree, Denton County Sheriff
  • Thomas Spurlock, Jack County Sheriff
  • State Representative Matt Krause
  • Ron Wright, Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector
  • Glen Whitley, Tarrant County Judge
  • Andy Nguyen, Tarrant County Commissioner
  • David Woodruff, Tarrant County Constable
  • Clyde Watson, Jack County Constable
  • Pat Hardy, State Board Of Education
  • David Levy, Archer County Attorney
  • Mayor David Cook, Mansfield


JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








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Last Updated:

4/3/18


4/3/18


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