Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Missy Medary of Corpus Christi presiding judge of the Fifth Administrative Judicial Region for a term set to expire four years from the date of qualification.
Missy Medary is judge of the 347th Judicial District Court in Nueces County. She will continue to serve as judge of the 347th and will assume the additional responsibilities of overseeing the Fifth Administrative Judicial Region. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and life member of the Texas Bar Foundation. Additionally, she is a former board member of the Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association and the Coastal Bend Women Lawyers Association, and she is a former director of the Corpus Christi Bar Association, the Commission on Children and Youth and the Children’s Advocacy Center. Medary received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Missouri and a Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law.