2018

Texas Supreme Court, Place 6




Candidate
(D-)




Jeff Brown
(R-Kyle)



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CAMPAIGN CONTACT








CURRENT OCCUPATION




Texas Supreme Court Justice
Place 6
(2013-present)



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR




B.A., English
University of Texas at Austin



JURIS DOCTOR




J.D., University of Houston
magna cum laude

Chief Note & Comment Editor of the Houston Law Review in law school



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE




1995



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




  • Texas Supreme Court Justice, Place 6 (since 2013)
  • Appointed to Fourteenth Court of Appeals (2007)
    • Won election in 2012
    • Won election in 2008




JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER




  • 2001: 6 years on 55th District Court, Harris County
    • Won election in 2002
    • Won election in 2006




LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL








BOARD CERTIFICATIONS




Civil Trial Law



COURTS ADMITTED TO




  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Texas Eastern District Court
  • Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court



HONORS & AWARDS




  • Rosewood Gavel Award, St. Mary’s University School of Law (2016)
  • Outstanding Eagle Scout Award, National Eagle Scout Association (2016)
  • Appellate Judge of the Year, Texas Association of Civil Trial & Appellate Specialists (2011)
  • (one of) Five Outstanding Young Texans, Texas Jaycees (2008)
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas, Texas Young Lawyers Association (2006)




PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS




  • 2014 Texas General Election
    • Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6 - unexpired term
    • 60.32%; 3-way race
  • 2014 Texas Republican Primary
    • Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6 - unexpired term
    • 71.90% v. Joe Pool (R)
  • 2012 Texas General Election
    • 14th Court of Appeals, Place 4
    • 54.24% v Jim Wrotenbery (D)
  • 2012 Texas Republican Primary: unopposed




MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS








KEY ENDORSEMENTS








JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY








OTHER INFORMATION OF NOTE
Jeff is co-editor of the Texas Rules of Evidence Handbook, an 1,100-page scholarly treatise published by O’Connor’s. An elected member of the American Law Institute, Jeff serves as an adviser for the Restatement of the Law Third, Conflicts of Laws. Jeff has been published in several law reviews and journals and is a frequent speaker on law and ethics. He is on the editorial board of The Advocate, the quarterly journal of the State Bar of Texas’ Litigation Section, and the board of the Houston Law Review, having recently served as chairman. He has worked as an adjunct law professor at the University of Houston and taught constitutional law at the National Judicial College. He is also a longtime member of The Federalist Society and a frequent speaker at the society’s events.


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