2018

2018

Eighth Court of Appeals, Place 2




Yvonne T. Rodriguez*
(Democrat)




Uncontested Race
(No Opponent)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Justice Yvonne Rodriguez Campaign
P.O. Box 920246
El Paso, Texas 79902






CURRENT OCCUPATION

Justice, Eighth Court of Appeals, Place 2
since 2013






UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A., Psychology
University of Mary Hardin Baylor






JURIS DOCTOR

Baylor College of Law
1993






YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1993






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE

Justice, Eighth Court of Appeals, Place 2
since 2013






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER

Judge, El Paso County Probate Court No. 1
2006-10






LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

Prior to joining the Court, Justice Rodriguez was in private practice. Her practice consisted of criminal defense, mental health cases, child protective services cases, and family law. She has also served as an Assistant Attorney General, Assistant District Attorney, and an Assistant County Attorney. As an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Division, her focus was collecting and enforcing child support obligations in addition to establishing paternity. During her four years as an Assistant District Attorney, Justice Rodriguez prosecuted criminal cases from misdemeanors to felonies. She spent two of those years at the narcotics taskforce prosecuting drug cases. At the County Attorney's office, she was assigned to the child protective services unit and represented the State of Texas in child abuse cases. She currently teaches at the University of Texas in the Criminal Justice Department.






BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

None sought






COURTS ADMITTED TO

  • U.S. Dist. Court, Western Dist. of Texas





HONORS & AWARDS








PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

2018 Texas Democratic Party Primary Election
Justice, 8th Court of Appeals District, Place 2
100%; unopposed

2006 El Paso County General Election
Judge, County Probate Court No. 1
100%; unopposed

2006 El Paso County Democratic Party Primary Election
Judge, County Probate Court No. 1
58.97% v. Eduardo Vasquez






MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS








KEY ENDORSEMENTS








JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








OTHER INFORMATION

  • First Hispanic female probate judge in the State of Texas


INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:

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Last Updated:

5/9/18





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