14th Court of Appeals, Place 2

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Candidate (D-city)
Kevin D. Jewell
(R) – Houston

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Current Occupation

Justice
14th Court of Appeals Place 2

2016 – Present

Years of Texas Residency
JD School & Year

University of Houston Law Center
1993

Other Education

University of Texas at Austin
B.B.A., High Honors
1990

Year of State Bar Licensure1993
Legal Experience - Nonjudicial
  • 22 years experience handling state and federal appeals
  • Presented over 100 oral arguments before state and federal appellate courts, including 10 Texas Supreme Court arguments, and argued before all fourteen intermediate Texas appellate courts
  • Argued before the Fifth, Tenth, and D.C. U.S. Circuit Courts
  • Briefed and/or argued over 20 cases granted in the Texas Supreme Court
Jury Trial Experience
Appellate Judicial ExperienceJustice
14th Court of Appeals Place 2
2016 – Present
Other Judicial Experience
Board CertificationsBoard Certified Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1998
Courts Admitted
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit
  • Seventh Circuit
  • Eighth Circuit
  • Tenth Circuit
  • D.C. Circuit
  • Federal Circuit
  • All U.S. Districts in Texas
  • U.S. District Court, D.C.
Honors and Awards
  • Recognized as Texas Super Lawyer 2005-present
Prior Elections
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Key Endorsements (Max 5)Texas Civil Justice League PAC
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC
Texas Farm Bureau AGFUND
TEXPAC
Houston Realty Business Coalition
Judicial Philosophy (Max 250 words)

Serving as a Justice on an appellate court is one of the most important jobs in the Texas legal system.
Integrity and impartiality are absolutely essential to the proper function of an appellate court.

If elected, I vow to apply the applicable law, whether the Constitution or statutes, to the individual facts of each dispute that comes before me so that the court reaches the correct result under the law.
I am a strong believer in the text of the U.S. and Texas Constitutions and separation of powers among the branches of government.
I will not legislate from the bench, nor will the source of any campaign funds be a factor in my decision-making.

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