393RD DISTRICT COURT
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State District Judge
393RD District Court
B.A., History (cum laude)
(Kappa Sigma Fraternity)
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Villanova Law School
YEAR OF STATE BAR LICENSURE
JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE – APPELLATE
JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE – OTHER
- State District Judge, Denton County, Texas
- January 2009 – Present
- Court adjudicates three types of cases: civil trials, divorces and suits affecting parent child relationships, and cases where parental rights are sought to be terminated due to neglect or abuse
LEGAL EXPERIENCE – NONJUDICIAL
- Partner, Robison & Robison (1996 – 2008)
Complex civil litigation, provided representation in lawsuits where there were allegations of breach of fiduciary duties, such as where there were claims of shareholder oppression or wrongful partnership dissolution; defended and prosecuted will contests and trust mismanagement cases; acted as co-counsel and provided advice on valuation and division of assets in high net worth divorces; represented children who had been catastrophically injured by the negligence of others
- Shareholder, McCauley, MacDonald, Love & Devin (1992 – 1996)
Complex civil litigation, fiduciary duty litigation, lender liability litigation, employment law, age discrimination, sex discrimination and sexual harassment suits, wage and hour claims, defamation claims; please see the following case for the type of work done by Doug Robison as lead counsel: Ann B. Smith & William L. Smith v. United National Bank–Denton, 966 F.2d 973 (5th Cir. 1992).
- Shareholder, Page & Addison (1989 – 1992)
Complex civil litigation; securities fraud, deceptive trade practices, catastrophic personal injury, employment and labor law; please see following cases where Doug Robison acted as lead counsel for type of work done: Abish v. Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee, 924 F.2d 448 (2d Cir. 1991) and Kathyrn Fox v. Ravina Club, Inc., 761 F.Supp. 797 (N.D. Ga 1991).
- Shareholder, Geary, Stahl & Spencer (1986 – 1989); Associate (1981-1986)
Complex Civil Litigation, securities fraud, deceptive trade practices, lender liability, shareholder oppression and wrongful partnership dissolution litigation, real estate contract litigation. Please see following cases where Doug Robison acted as lead counsel to assess type of work done: In re Gas Reclamation, Inc. Securities Litigation, 659 F.Supp. 493 (S.D. N.Y. 1987); In re Gas Reclamation, Inc. Securities Litigation, 741 F.Supp. 1094 (S.D. N.Y. 1990). Also see the following case where Doug Robison had a significant role in the post trial motions and appeal: Holloway v. Holloway, 671 S.W.2d 51 (Tex. App. Dallas 1983) (case involved community reimbursement from closely held corporation claims and separate property tracing issues).
- Law Clerk, United States District Judge Barron McCune (1980-1981)
- Texas Eastern District Court
- Texas Northern District Court
- Texas Western District Court
- Three time recipient of “The Diamond Gavel Award” for commitment to Judicial Education
- As practicing lawyer, listed in the Bar Register as a pre-eminent attorney based on competence and ethics
- Jane Graham Award recipient for Outstanding Service
- Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County
- 2015 Champion for Children Award from CASA of Denton County
PRIOR ELECTION(S) RESULTS
2016 Primary Win
2012 Primary Win
2012 General Election Win
2008 Republican Runoff
Doug Robison 64%, Steve Burgess 36%
2008 Republican Primary
Randy Stout 16.77%, Doug Robison 19.11%, Steve Burgess 45.59%, Lee Ann Breading 18.54%
Family Law, Civil Trial Law, and Labor and Employment Law
(also Certified Public Accountant)
MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS
- Key Endorsements
Since 2009, I have presided over the 393rd District Court with a consistent and conservative judicial philosophy based on respect for the rule of law. Every case is decided on its merits, not based on a person’s economic status, racial or ethnic background or religion. Many times, a District Court is the only interaction the public will have with our justice system. A citizen must be assured that they will be heard in a fair, impartial and consistent manner which will hopefully affect them in a positive way.
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