2018

2018

Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 2




Robbie Partida-Kipness
(Democrat)




David Evans*
(Republican)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT




Judge David Evans Campaign




CURRENT OCCUPATION

Civil Attorney






UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A., Political Science
University of Texas at San Antonio
1994


B.A., Philosophy and Greek
cum laude
University of Connecticut
1977

Hebrew and Greek studies
Dallas Theological Seminary
1981



JURIS DOCTOR

St. Mary's University School of Law
1998


Dedman School of Law
Southern Methodist University
1984



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1998


1984



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




  • Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals (2013-present)


JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER




  • District Judge, 193rd Judicial District Court, Dallas County (1999-2006)
  • Local Administrative District Judge of Dallas County (2004, 2005, 2006)
  • Presiding Judge, Civil District Courts of Dallas County (2003)
  • Judge, County Court of Dallas County at Law No. 1 (1995-98)


LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

  • Lawyer/Principal, The Kipness Law Firm PC (2008-present)
  • Associate Attorney, Morgan Weisbrod, Silber Pearlman (2000-05)
  • Associate Attorney, Morgan & Weisbrod (1998-2000)

  • Attorney, Law Office of David Evans (2010-12)
  • Of Counsel, Law Office of Stephen Malouf, PC (2007-10)
  • Attorney, David Evans attorney at law (1987-94)
  • Associate, Haynes and Boone (1984-87)


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

None sought


None sought



COURTS ADMITTED TO








HONORS & AWARDS




  • Trial Judge of the Year, American Board of Trial Advocates – Dallas (2005)
  • Outstanding Judicial Pro Bono Services, Dallas Bar Association & Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (2002)
  • Master of the Bench, William ‘Mac’ Taylor Inn of Court (2017—present)
  • Barrister, Patrick Higginbotham Inn of American Inns of Court (1996-98)


PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

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


2018 Texas Republican Primary
Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 2
100%; unopposed

2012 Texas General Election Runoff
Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 2
100%; unopposed

2012 Texas Republican Primary Election Runoff
Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 2
51.39%% v. Bill Whitehill (R)

2012 Texas Republican Primary
Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 2
31.92%; 5-way race



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

230 of 716 votes
32%


486 of 716 votes
68%



KEY ENDORSEMENTS








JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








OTHER INFORMATION

  • Born & raised in New Braunfels, Texas
  • Married to her law school classmate and law partner Jason Kipness

  • Life Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation (2006)
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, Texas Center for the Judiciary (2002-03)
  • Instructor, Texas College for Judicial Studies (May 2002 & May 2003
  • Adjunct Instructor in Law, Trial Techniques Program, Emory University Law School (1998, 2000)
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (1998)



INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

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Last Updated:

4/9/18


4/9/18


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