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2020
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Place 9




Candidate
(Democrat)




David Newell*
(Republican)




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CURRENT OCCUPATION




Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Place 9
2015-present






UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR





B.A., English Literature (honors)
University of Houston
magna cum laude
1993

Phi Alpha Phi Honors Society






JURIS DOCTOR

Unviersity of Texas School of Law
1997



YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE




1997






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Place 9
2015-present






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER











LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL


    • 2007-14: Assistant District Attorney - Appellate Division, Harris County District Attorney's Office
    • 2006-07: Assistant County Attorney, Fort Bend County Attorney's Office
    • 1997-2006: Assistant District Attorney, Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office



      BOARD CERTIFICATIONS




      Criminal Law
      Criminal Appellate Law






      COURTS ADMITTED TO

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


      HONORS & AWARDS


        • C. Chris Marshall Award for Distinguished Faculty, Texas District and County Attorneys' Association (2013)



          PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS

          2014 Texas General Election
          Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals
          Place 9
          78.29% v. William Bryan Strange, III (L), George Altgelt (G)

          2014 Texas Republican Party Primary
          Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals
          Place 9
          52.23% v. W.C. "Bud" Kirkendall (R)



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                      18 April 2019





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