5th Court of Appeals, Place 4

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Candidate (D-city)
Lana R. Myers*
(R) – Dallas

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Current Occupation

5th District Court of Appeals

Place 4

Years of Texas Residency
JD School & YearBaylor School of Law
1981
Other EducationB.F.A., Magna Cum Laude
Baylor
1976
Year of State Bar Licensure1982
Legal Experience - Nonjudicial
Jury Trial Experience
Appellate Judicial Experience
  • 5th District Court of Appeals since 2009
Other Judicial Experience
  • Judge of the 203rd Judicial District Court for over 15 years
Board Certifications
Courts Admitted
  • US Supreme Court
    Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    Texas Northern District Court
Honors and Awards
  •  Chair, Community Service Restitution Committee, Volunteer Center of Dallas County, 1998 – 2003
    • Member, Board of Directors, Volunteer Center of Dallas County, 1994 – 2003
    • Texas Association of District Judges, Secretary-Treasurer, 2000, President-Elect, 2001, President, 2002
    • Dallas County Juvenile Board, 2002 – 2004
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association Mock Trial Committee 2000 to present; Co-chair and Chair, Dallas Bar Association Mock Trial Committee administering the Texas High School Mock Trial Competition from 2003 to 2010 and the National High School Mock Trial Competition in 2007; Co-recipient, Dallas Bar Association’s Jo Anna Moreland Outstanding Committee Award, 2007
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association Task Force that drafted the Dallas Bar Association’s Creeds for Integrity and Professionalism in Judicial Elections adopted by the Dallas Bar Association, 2003
    • Dallas Bar Association, Habitat for Humanity Project and Law Day Committee’s mock voir dire demonstration for Dallas public school students
    • Life Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation
    • Life Founding Fellow, Dallas Association Young Lawyers Foundation
    • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
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Judicial Philosophy (Max 250 words)I am a conservative jurist who believes that judges should strictly interpret the law as written and not make law based on their personal or political agendas. Over the more than twenty years that I have served as a judge, including my experience as a State District Judge and Appellate Justice, I have been dedicated to strict construction of the law and the impartial administration of justice.
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