2018

2018
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Eighth Court of Appeals, Place 3




Gina M. Palafox*
(Democrat)




Uncontested Race
(No Opponent)



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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Gina M. Palafox Campaign
4848 Olmos
El Paso, Texas 79922
(915) 525-3473
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CURRENT OCCUPATION

Justice, Eighth Court of Appeals, Place 3
since 2017






UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.S., Accounting
Sever College
Pepperdine University

M.P.A., Public Administration
University of Texas at El Paso






JURIS DOCTOR

Pepperdine University School of Law
1987






YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1991 (Texas)
also licensed in Illinois & New Mexico






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE

Justice, Eighth Court of Appeals, Place 3
since 2017






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER








LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

Before her judicial service, Justice Palafox engaged in the private practice of law, worked in health care management, and taught at the university level, among other professional activities. As a solo practitioner, she primarily represented clients in civil and business matters, family law, and civil rights cases. In healthcare, she worked for the University Medical Center of El Paso, a public safety-net institution, and for a private physician practice. As an adjunct lecturer, she taught business law and ethics to undergraduate and MBA students of the University of Texas at El Paso. She also served a term as a commissioner and later as a reviewing attorney for the El Paso County Ethics Commission.






BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

None sought






COURTS ADMITTED TO

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Western Dist. of Texas
  • Illinois Northern District Court





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PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

2018 Texas Democratic Party Primary Election
Justice, 8th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
100%; unopposed

2016 Texas General Election
Justice, 8th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
Unexpired Term
100%; unopposed

2016 Texas Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election
Justice, 8th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
Unexpired Term
53.05% v. Maria Ramirez

2016 Texas Democratic Party Primary Election
Justice, 8th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
Unexpired Term
29.40%; 5-way race






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Last Updated:

5/9/18





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