Governor Abbott Appoints Stretcher To Eleventh Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Stretcher To Eleventh Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Stretcher To Eleventh Court Of Appeals Governor Abbott Appoints Stretcher To Eleventh Court Of Appeals Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Keith Stretcher to the Eleventh Court of Appeals for a term set to expire on December 31, 2020, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Keith Stretcher of Midland is the former city attorney for the City of Midland, serving for 23 years. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Midland County Bar Association, and a former member and president of the Texas City Attorneys Association. Additionally, he is the first vice chairman of the Midland Development Corporation, a Governmental Affairs Board member and former Executive Committee member for the Midland Chamber of Commerce, and a former member of the Midland Christian School Advisory Board. Stretcher received a Bachelor of Science from East Texas State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. Source:  Office of Texas Governor Greg AbbottOriginally Published: January 7, 2019 Want new articles directly to your inbox?Subscribe to our Publishing Service. E-mail Address First Name Number 2 + 4 =...
Governor Abbott Appoints Stretcher To Eleventh Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Neill To Tenth Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Neill To Tenth Court Of Appeals Governor Abbott Appoints Neill To Tenth Court Of Appeals Governor Greg Abbott has appointed John Neill to the Tenth Court of Appeals for a term set to expire on December 31, 2020, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. John Neill of Burleson is judge of the 18th Judicial District Court, serving over 20 years. He is board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Johnson County Bar Association and a life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Additionally, he is a founder of CASA of Johnson County, an ordained Baptist Deacon, and was a youth sports coach for 13 years. Neill received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Baylor University and a Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law. Source:  Office of Texas Governor Greg AbbottOriginally Published: January 7, 2019 Want new articles directly to your inbox?Subscribe to our Publishing Service. E-mail Address First Name Number 8 + 2 =...
Governor Abbott Appoints Stretcher To Eleventh Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Dusek To 51st Judicial District Court

Governor Abbott Appoints Dusek To 51st Judicial District Court Governor Abbott Appoints Dusek To 51st Judicial District Court AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Carmen Symes Dusek to the 51st Judicial District Court in Coke, Irion, Schleicher, Sterling and Tom Green Counties for a for a term set to expire December 31, 2020, or until her successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Carmen Symes Dusek of San Angelo is senior counsel at Jackson Walker, LLP. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, National Association of Counsel for Children, and the Defense Research Institute and fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. She is former vice president of the Tom Green County Bar Association, former nominations committee member of the Texas Association of Defense Council, and a former member of the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the Tom Green County Young Lawyers Association, a former gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Protect Our Kids Commission. Dusek received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. Source:  Office of Texas Governor Greg AbbottOriginally Published: November 12, 2018 Want new articles directly to your inbox? Subscribe to our Publishing Service. E-mail Address First Name Number 7 + 10 =...
Governor Abbott Appoints Stretcher To Eleventh Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Michael Toth to Third Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Toth to Third Court Of Appeals Governor Abbott Appoints Toth to Third Court Of Appeals Governor Abbott Appoints Toth to Third Court Of Appeals Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Michael “Mike” Toth to the Third Court of Appeals for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Michael “Mike” Toth of Austin is senior counsel at Dykema Cox Smith, LLC. Previously, he served as special counsel and senior counsel in the Texas Attorney General’s Office. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, New York State Bar, Federalist Society, and the Navy Marine Corps Business Network Austin Chapter. Additionally, he is a member of the Federalist Society Austin Chapter Steering Committee and the American Enterprise Institute Leadership Network. He served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, and continues to serve in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. After his active duty service, he served as a law clerk at the federal trial and appellate levels, for the Hon. Ursula Ungaro and the Hon. Edith H. Jones. Toth received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Stanford University with highest honors and a Master of Arts in history and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia. Source: Governor’s Office Want new articles directly to your inbox? Subscribe to our Publishing Service. E-mail Address First Name Number 4 + 3 =...
Governor Abbott Appoints Bailey As Chief Justice Of Eleventh Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Bailey As Chief Justice Of Eleventh Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Bailey As Chief Justice Of Eleventh Court Of Appeals Governor Abbott Appoints Bailey As Chief Justice Of Eleventh Court Of Appeals AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed John Bailey as Chief Justice of the Eleventh Court of Appeals for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. John Bailey of Cisco has served on the Eleventh Court of Appeals since October 2013, and previously served as a staff attorney for the Eleventh Court of Appeals for 12 years. He is a member of the Texas Bar College, State Bar of Texas and its Appellate Section, and the Abilene, Midland & Ector County Bar associations. He is a former member and president of the Abilene Young Lawyers Association and former member of the Texas Association of Appellate Court Staff Attorneys. He is president of the Cisco Livestock Show Association and volunteer P.A. announcer for the Cisco Loboes Football Team. Additionally, he is a former regent of the Cisco College Board of Regents and former president of the Eastland County Museum Association. Bailey received a Bachelor of Arts in government from Tarleton State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech School of Law. Source:  Office of Texas Governor News Originally Published: September 17, 2018 Want new articles directly to your inbox? Subscribe to our Publishing Service. E-mail Address First Name Number 10 + 1 =...
Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court Governor Greg Abbott today appointed and swore in Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court following Justice Don Willett’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Blacklock has served as general counsel for Governor Abbott since 2015. “The Texas Supreme court plays a crucial role in the future of our state, and we need justices with a conservative judicial philosophy who will apply the Constitution as it was intended,” said Governor Abbott. “Jimmy Blacklock is a principled leader who knows that the role of the judicial branch of government is not to legislate from the bench, and he will use his profound understanding of the law to contribute to the court’s decisions. I thank Jimmy for his work on behalf of the people of Texas, and for his unwavering commitment to the rule of law.” Jimmy Blacklock was born and raised in Texas, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas. Following graduation, he attended Yale Law School where he was a member of the Federalist Society and president of the Yale Law Republicans. Blacklock honed his legal skills serving as a clerk for Judge Jerry Smith on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. He was then appointed by President George W. Bush in the Civil Rights Division within the United States Department of Justice. More recently, Blacklock served as Governor Abbott’s General Counsel after six years in the Texas Attorney General’s office, where he assisted on Obamacare litigation, religious liberty and right to life issues. Source: Press Release Want new articles directly...

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