2018

2018

Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 13




Leslie Lester Osborne
(Democrat)




Elizabeth Lang-Miers*
(Republican)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Leslie Lester Osborne for Justice
11700 Preston Road
Suite 660-129
Dallas, Texas 75230
Email


Elizabeth Lang Miers Campaign
1505 Elm Street #1601
Dallas, Texas 75201
(972) 271-7788
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CURRENT OCCUPATION

Attorney, Leslie Osborne, P.C.


Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals
Place 13
since 2003



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

Oklahoma State University
1991


B.A., History
University of Missouri-Columbia
1972



JURIS DOCTOR

University of Arkansas School of Law
1994


University of Missouri School of Law
1975



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1995


1977 (Texas)
1975 (Missouri)



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 13
since 2003



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER








LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

  • Leslie Osborne, P.C. (since 1997)
  • Law Offices of Richard Harrison in Sherman, TX (1994-97)

  • Partner, predecessor firms to Locke Lord, LLP (28 years)
  • Law Clerk, Honorable James A. Finch, Jr., Supreme Court of Missouri


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

None sought


None sought



COURTS ADMITTED TO

  • U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern District of Texas





HONORS & AWARDS




  • Samuel Pessarra Outstanding Jurist Award, Texas Bar Foundation (2017)
  • Citation of Merit, “For Outstanding Achievement and Meritorious Service in the Law” from the University of Missouri School of Law (2016)
  • Distinguished Honorary Alumna, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University (2014)
  • “We Have Lift Off” Award, Appellate Section, Dallas Bar Association (2010)
  • Chair’s Award of Excellence, Judicial Section, Texas Center for the Judiciary (2007)
  • Judge Sam Williams Leadership Award, State Bar of Texas (2002)
  • Presidents Citations, State Bar of Texas, (1996, 1999)
  • Louise Raggio Award, Dallas Women Lawyers Association (1998)
  • Equal Justice Award, Legal Services of North Texas (1999)
  • Women of Excellence Award (1998)
  • Volunteer with a Heart Award, YWCA Metropolitan Board of Directors (1995)
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Magazine


PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS




2018 Texas Republican Primary
Justice, 5th Court of Appeals District, Place 13
100%; unopposed

2012 Texas General Election
Justice, 5th Court of Appeals District, Place 13
100%; unopposed

2012 Texas Republican Primary
Justice, 5th Court of Appeals District, Place 13
100%; unopposed

2006 Texas General Election
Justice, 5th Court of Appeals District, Place 13
100%; unopposed

2006 Texas Republican Primary
Justice, 5th Court of Appeals District, Place 13
100%; unopposed



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

200 of 767 votes
26%


567 of 767 votes
74%



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JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

*Information publicly sourced


*Information publicly sourced



Last Updated:

4/16/18


4/16/18


*Information gathered from various public sources, and may not yet be approved by the candidate.
Please send any corrections to info@tcjl.com

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