Governor Abbott Appoints Tijerina To Thirteenth Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Tijerina To Thirteenth Court Of Appeals

Governor Abbott Appoints Tijerina To Thirteenth Court Of Appeals Governor Abbott Appoints Tijerina To Thirteenth Court Of Appeals AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jaime Tijerina to the Thirteenth Court of Appeals for a term set to expire on December 31, 2020, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Jaime Tijerina of McAllen is judge of the 464th Judicial District Court, and is the former judge of the 93rd Judicial District Court and former deputy city attorney for the City of Mission. He also served as the judge of the 92nd Judicial District Court and was the elected Kenedy County Attorney for 12 years. He currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves’ Judge Advocate General’s Corps and is a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the College of the State Bar, fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Texas Prosecutor’s Society, and a former member and director of the Texas District & County Attorneys Association. Additionally, he is a board member of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Alumni Advisory Board and a former member of the Food Bank RGV Board of Directors. Tijerina received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from The University of Texas Pan American and a Juris Doctor degree from the Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshal School of Law. Source:  Office of Texas Governor Greg AbbottOriginally Published:  July 24, 2019 Want new articles directly to your inbox?Subscribe to our Publishing Service. E-mail Address First Name Number 5 + 3 =...
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 6 + 6 =...
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 13 + 13 =...
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 + 5 =...
Dallas Morning News Endorses Justice Jeff Brown for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6

Dallas Morning News Endorses Justice Jeff Brown for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6

Dallas Morning News Endorses Justice Jeff Brown for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6 Dallas Morning News Endorses Justice Jeff Brown for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6 The Dallas Morning News just endorsed Justice Jeff Brown in the race for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6. Justice Brown has served on the Texas Supreme Court since 2013 with prior judicial service on Texas’ Fourteenth Court of Appeals since 2007. Justice Brown is running against Democratic challenger Kathy Cheng in the Texas General Election on November 6th. Want to know more about these candidates? TexasJudges.org, an educational project of the Texas Civil Justice League, features candidate comparisons for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6. Don’t forget, voter registration ends today and early voting begins October 22nd! Brown has an impressive résumé. In addition to his five years on the Texas Supreme Court, he served six years on the 14th Court of Appeals and six more as a trial judge in the 55th District. Published in law reviews and journals, Brown taught constitutional law at the National Judicial College. He also has a handle on cases the court will grapple with starting next year, revealing a knowledge of the issues that will prepare him for the upcoming term. Read more… Source: Dallas Morning News Want new articles directly to your inbox? Subscribe to our Publishing Service. E-mail Address First Name Number 13 + 12 =...
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 12 + 7 =...

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