2018

2018
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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
(210) 573-5222


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



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)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Legal Research and Writing, St. Mary’s University School of Law (Fall 2006 - Spring 2016)
  • Associate Director, Office of Academic Excellence, St. Mary’s University School of Law (Fall 2005 - Spring 2008)
  • 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. Supreme Court
  • 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

  • Super Lawyer, Appellate Law, Texas Monthly (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Rising Star, Appellate Law, Texas Monthly (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Best Lawyers in San Antonio, Appellate Law, Scene in SA Monthly (2007-2018)
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of San Antonio, San Antonio Young Lawyers Association (2007)
  • 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

2018 Texas Democratic Primary
Fourth Court of Appeals, Place 2
100%; unopposed


2018 Texas Republican Primary Election
Fourth Court of Appeals, Place 2
100%; unopposed

2012 Texas General Election
Fourth Court of Appeals, Place 2
50.8% v. Baldeemar Garza (D)

2010 Texas General Election
Fourth Court of Appeals, 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:
10/29/18
11/3/18

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