2018

2018

Fourth Court of Appeals, Place 2




Beth Watkins
(Democrat)




Marialyn Barnard*
(Republican)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Beth Watkins Campaign
926 Chulie Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78216
Email


Marialyn Barnard Campaign
P.O. Box 90746
San Antonio, Texas 78209
(210) 602-3836
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CURRENT OCCUPATION

Attorney, Watkins Appeals PLLC
since 2003


Justice, Fourth Court of Appeals
Place 2
since 2009



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
1999


B.S., Texas A&M Commerce
1983

Masters, Public Administration
Texas A&M Commerce



JURIS DOCTOR

St. Mary's University School of Law
2002


St. Mary's University School of Law
1992

(Attended University of Texas School of Law two semesters during the following internships)
  • Internship, Texas Supreme Court, Justice John Cornyn (1991)
  • Internship, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Judge Charlie Baird (1991)
  • Internship, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western Dist. of Texas


YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

2002


1992



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




Justice, Fourth Court of Appeals
since 2009



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER








LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

  • Watkins Appeals PLLC—Attorney September (2003-present)
  • Interim Institutional Legal Research Manager, St. Mary’s University School of Law (Fall 2015 – Summer 2017)
  • Briefing Attorney, Justice Catherine M. Stone, Fourth Court of Appeals August (2002-03)

  • Prichard, Hawkins, McFarland, & Young (2007–2008)
  • Law Office of Marialyn Barnard (2006)
  • CPS Energy Corporate Counsel (2001–05)
  • KPMG, LLP (1999–2001)
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western Dist. of Texas (1995–99)
  • U.S. Dist. Court Federal Law Clerk, Justice Orlando Garcia (1994-95)


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Civil Appellate Law


None sought



COURTS ADMITTED TO

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

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • Texas Western Dist. Court


HONORS & AWARDS

  • National Order of Barristers
  • Patricia L. Scott Award (while attending St. Mary's law program)

  • Honorary Young Lawyer, San Antonio Young Lawyer Association (2016)
  • Raise Your Glasses Honoree, Girl’s Inc. (2015)
  • Honorary Commander, 433rd Alamo Wing, Lackland A.F.B (2011-2012)
  • National Security Symposium, U.S. Army War College, Class of 2016
  • National Security Forum, U.S. Air Force War College, Class of 2010
  • Outstanding Women in Action Legal Award, La Prensa Foundation (2010)
  • President’s Award, San Antonio Bar Association (1998)


PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS




2012 Texas General Election
Justice, 4th COA, Place 2
50.8% v. Baldeemar Garza

2010 Texas General Election
Justice, 4th COA, Place 2
56.2% v. Rebecca Martinez (D)



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

201 of 466 votes
43.13%


265 of 461 votes
56.87%



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INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

Sourced from public record


2/12/2018



Last Updated:

3/4/18


3/4/18


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