2018

Texas Supreme Court, Place 2



Don Willett*
(Republican)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Texans for Don Willett
P.O. Box 1803
Austin, Texas 78767



CURRENT OCCUPATION

Texas Supreme Court Justice, Place 2 (2005-present)



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

BBA, Baylor University, 1988 (triple major Economics, Finance & Public Administration)
M.A. Political Science, Duke University
L.L.M., Judicial Studies, Duke University
Senior Fellow, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Non-resident Fellow, Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society (PRRUCS), University of Pennsylvania



JURIS DOCTOR

J.D. with honors, Duke University, May 1992



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE





JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE

Texas Supreme Court Justice, Place 2 (2005-present)
Clerk, Judge Jerre S. Williams, Fifth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER





LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

Deputy Attorney General of Texas – Legal Counsel (2003-05)
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (2002-03)
Special Assistant to the President, The White House (2001-02)
Lawyer, Office of Governor George W. Bush (1996-2000)
Associate, Haynes and Boone LLP (1993-96)
Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1992-93)



BOARD CERTIFICATIONS





COURTS ADMITTED TO

US Supreme Court
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Texas Northern District Court
Texas Western District Court



HONORS & AWARDS

Jurist of the Year (Texas Review of Law and Politics)
Outstanding Young Alumnus of Baylor University (2005)
Price Daniel Distinguished Public Service Award
Faith and Integrity in Legal Services Award
Austin Under 40 Award
Elected Member, American Law Institute
Member, Forney Hall of Honor
Life Fellow, American, Texas and Austin Bar Foundations
Forney High School Hall of Honor (2007)



PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

2012 Texas General Election: 78.77%
2012 Texas Republican Primary: 56.82%
2006 Texas General Election: 51.05%; 3-way race
2006 Texas Republican Primary: 50.55%



MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS





KEY ENDORSEMENTS





JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY





INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON:


Last Updated: Drafted by TexasJudges.org 3 AUG 2017



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