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2020 Judicial Comparison
Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals
Place 7

Other candidates for this office: Tamika Craft (D)




Walter "Wally" Kronzer
(Democrat)




Lennon C. Wright
(Democrat)




Velda Renita "V.R." Faulkner
(Democrat)




Cheri Thomas
(Democrat)




Dominic J. Merino
(Democrat)




Ken Wise*
(Republican)



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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Wally Kronzer for Justice
P.O. Box 273173
Houston, Texas 77277








Cherí Thomas
for Justice Campaign
14027 Memorial Drive
#392
Houston, Texas 77079
832-851-0500
Email





Justice Ken Wise Campaign
P.O. Box 684281
Austin, Texas 78768
512-330-4146



CURRENT OCCUPATION

President
Walter James Kronzer, III P.C.


Attorney/Owner
Law Office of Lennon C. Wright
1984-present


Principal Attorney
Law Office of Velda R. Faulkner
1989-present


Attorney
Lewis Thomas Law P.C.
Since 2019


Managing Partner/Attorney
Dominic J. Merino
Attorney at Law
1996-present


Justice
Fourteenth Court of Appeals
Place 7
2013-present



UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A., Psychology
University of Houston
1985



B.A., [degree unknown]
University of Texas
1973


B.A., Poliitcal Science & Government
Hampton University [Virginia]
1984


B.A., Plan II, Philosophy
University of Texas at Austin
2001


B.B.A., [degree unknown]
University of North Texas
1989


B.S., Finance
Texas A&M University
Mays School of Business
1991



JURIS DOCTOR

South Texas
College of Law
1987


University of Houston
Law Center
1977


Texas Southern University
Thurgood Marshall
School of Law
1988


University of Texas
School of Law
with honors
2004


South Texas
College of Law
1996


University of Houston Law Center
1994



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

1988


1978


1989


2004


1996


1994



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE
















Justice
Fourteenth Court of Appeals
Place 7
2013-present



JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER















    • 2011-13: Judge, 334th District Court
    • 2002-08: Judge, 152nd District Court



    LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

    • 1997-present: President, Walter James Kronzer, III, P.C.

    • 1984-present: Attorney/Owner, Law Office of Lennon C. Wright


    • 1989-present: Principal Attorney, Law Office of Velda R. Faulkner


    • 2019-present: Attorney, Lewis Thomas Law PC
    • 2017-19: Staff Attorney, 14th Court of Appeals
    • 2009-17: Principal, Associate; Stuart P.C.
    • 2005-09: Associate, Baker Botts LLP
    • 2004-05: Law Clerk, U.S. Dist. Court, Northern Dist. of Texas

    • 1996-present: Managing Partner/Attorney, Dominic J. Merino, Attorney at Law


    • 2009-11: Partner; Fridge, Resendez & Wise LLC
    • Adjunct Professor, University of Houston Law Center


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    Civil Appellate Law


    Personal Injury Law















    COURTS ADMITTED TO

    • All Texas state courts
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
    • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas

    • All Texas state courts
    • U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Northern Dist. of Texas
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Western Dist. of Texas
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern Dist. of Texas


    • All Texas state courts
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas


    • All Texas state courts
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Northern Dist. of Texas

    • All Texas state courts
    • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern Dist. of Texas
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas


    • All Texas State courts
    • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of Texas


    HONORS & AWARDS


      • AV-Preeminent rated, Martindale-Hubbell










              PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

              2010 Texas General Election
              Justice, 14th Court of Appeals
              Place 5 - Unexp. Term
              40.70% v. Martha Hill Jamison (R)













              2014 Texas General Election
              Justice, 14th Court of Appeals
              Place 7
              58.24% v. Gordon Goodman

              2012 Texas General Election
              Judge, 334th Judicial District
              50.32% v. Donna Roth (D)

              2008 Texas General Election
              Judge, 152nd Judicial District
              48.90% v. Robert Schaffer (D)

              2004 Texas General Election
              Judge, 152nd Judicial District
              Unopposed

              2002 Texas General Election
              Judge, 152nd Judicial District
              Unexpired Term
              53.67% v. Diane Feiler (D)



              MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS




















              KEY ENDORSEMENTS












                          JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY














                                      OTHER INFORMATION

                                      • Rotarian, Rotary Club of West University Place





                                          • Clerked for Hon. Jorge Solis, U.S. DIst. Court for the Northern Dist. of Texas
                                          • [former] Board & Chair, Center for Success and Independence, an adolescent residential and outpatient treatment center
                                          • [former] CASA volunteer (guardian ad litem) for Child Advocates, Inc.



                                            • Director, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
                                            • Advisory Director, Former Texas Ranger Foundation


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