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2020
Texas Sixth Court of Appeals
Place 3




Candidate
(Democrat)




Ralph K Burgess*
(Republican)




Candidate
(Party)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

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CURRENT OCCUPATION




Justice, Sixth Court of Appeals
Place 3
since 2013
Appellate justice since 2003






UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR





B.A. [degree unknown]
Texas Christian University
magna cum laude
1987






JURIS DOCTOR






University of Arkansas at Little Rock
School of Law
1990
Assistant Articles Editor, UALR Law Journal






YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE




Texas (1990)
Arkansas (1991)






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




Justice, Sixth Court of Appeals
Place 3
since 2013


Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals
2003-2013






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER











LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL


    • 1999-2003: Partner, Norton Burgess, LLP
    • 1996-1998: Partner; Patton, Haltom, Roberts, McWilliams & Greer, LLP
    • 1990-1995: Associate; Patton, Haltom, Roberts, McWilliams & Greer, LLP



      BOARD CERTIFICATIONS




      Personal Injury Trial Law (1998)
      Civil Trial Law (1999)

      Civil Trial Law
      National Board of Trial Advocacy (1999)






      COURTS ADMITTED TO


        • All Texas state courts
        • U.S. Supreme Court
        • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
        • U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
        • U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern Dist. of Arkansas
        • U.S. Dist. Court, Western Dist. of Arkansas
        • U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern Dist. of Texas



          HONORS & AWARDS


            • 2007: Jurist of the Year for the State of Texas, American Board of Trial Attorneys, Texas Chapter



              PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS



              2014 Texas General Election
              Justice, 6th Court of Appeals District
              Place 3
              Unopposed

              2012 Texas General Election
              Justice, 5th Judicial District
              Unopposed

              2008 Texas General Election
              Justice, 5th Judicial District
              64.15% v. Butch Dunbar (D)

              2004 Texas General Election
              Justice, 5th Judicial District
              Unopposed






              MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS











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                    JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY











                    OTHER INFORMATION











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                          23 April 2019





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