Governor Abbott Appoints Koch To Criminal District Court No. 2 – Dallas County

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Justin J. “J.J.” Koch to the Criminal District Court No. 2 in Dallas County for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successor is duly elected and qualified. Justin J. “J.J.” Koch of Dallas is a former Dallas County Commissioner for District No. 2. While serving as Commissioner, he was appointed to the Civil Service Commission and the Behavioral Health Leadership Team. Previously, he was a prosecutor and private practice attorney, and served as Director of Legal Solutions for Thomson Reuters. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Additionally, he is an assistant coach for Scots Wrestling and previously volunteered for Bishop Lynch High School Wrestling and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Koch received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Duke University and a Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of...

Governor Abbott Appoints Rambin To Sixth Court Of Appeals

Jeff Rambin of Henderson is an attorney and Partner at Fairchild, Price, Haley & Smith, LLP in Nacogdoches. Previously, he served as an attorney for Capshaw DeRieux and in private practice. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Additionally, he is a volunteer for his church youth group and high school theater, and has previously served as a parent volunteer for Boy Scouts of America and the National High School BBQ Association Championship. Rambin received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctor degree from Baylor University School of Law. Term set to expire December 31,...

Governor Abbott Appoints Field To 480th District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Scott K. Field to the 480th Judicial District Court in Williamson County, effective October 1, 2022, for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successor is duly elected and qualified. Scott K. Field of Liberty Hill is a Partner at Butler Snow, LLP. Previously, he served as a Justice of the Third Court of Appeals, a Managing Partner of the Field Law Firm, PLLC and York, Keller & Field, LLP, an Attorney at Baker Botts LLP, and a Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Williamson County Bar Association, Austin Bar Association, Williamson County Inn of Court, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, Federalist Society, and the Austin Christian Legal Society. Additionally, he is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Austin Bar Foundation and a Chair on the Board of Directors of the Texas Aggie Bar Association. He is a Mentor for the University of Texas School of Law Mentoring Program and a member of Austin Baptist Church. Field received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law....

Governor Abbott Appoints Van Cleef To Sixth Court Of Appeals

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed L. Charles van Cleef to the Sixth Court of Appeals, Place 3, for a term set to expire on December 31, 2022, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.   Charles van Cleef of Longview is an attorney and has 30 years of experience in state and federal courts, including both trial and appellate law. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit Court, and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Additionally, he is a former member of the Gregg County Bail Bond Board and the Tyler Planning and Zoning Committee. Van Cleef received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor degree from South Texas College of...

Governor Abbott Appoints Allen To 69th Judicial District Court

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Kimberly Allen as Judge of the 69th Judicial District Court in Dallam, Hartley, Moore and Sherman Counties, effective April 6, 2022, for a term set to expire December 31, 2022 or until her successor shall be duly elected and qualified.   Kimberly Allen of Stratford is the County Attorney for Sherman County, where she has served since 1997. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas District & County Attorneys Association, and the 69th Judicial District Bar Association. She is the Secretary for the Dalhart Christian Academy Board and former secretary for the CareNet Pregnancy Center Board and the Imagination Station Board. Additionally, she is a member of the Stratford Lions Club and Chair of the First Baptist Church Personnel Committee. Allen received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Texas Tech University, a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Texas School of Law, and a Master in Biblical and Theological Studies from the Dallas Theological...

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