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2020
Texas Supreme Court
Place 7




Brandy Voss
(Democrat)




Jeff Boyd*
(Republican)




Candidate
(Party)



SOCIAL

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CAMPAIGN CONTACT

Texans for Jeff Boyd
815-A Brazos Street
PMB 694
Austin, Texas 78701
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CURRENT OCCUPATION

Owner, Law Offices of Brandy Wingate Voss, PLLC
2016-present


Justice, Texas Supreme Court
Place 7
2012-present






UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.A. Anthropology
Texas A&M University
2002


Biblical Studies
Abilene Christian University
1983






JURIS DOCTOR

Baylor Law School
magna cum laude
2002

Editor-in-Chief, Baylor Law Review


Pepperdine University School of Law
summa cum laude
1991

Editor-in-Chief, Pepperdine Law Review






YEAR STATE BAR LICENSURE

2002


1991






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - APPELLATE




Justice, Texas Supreme Court
Place 7
2012-present






JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE - OTHER











LEGAL EXPERIENCE - NONJUDICIAL

  • 2016-present: Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
    Employment Duration
  • 2015-16: Partner, Smith Law Group LLLP
  • 2011-15: Of Counsel, Smith Law Group LLLP
  • 2007-10: Senior Staff Attorney, Justice Gina Benavides, Thirteenth Court of Appeals
  • 2003-06: Attorney, Jenkens & Gilchrist
  • 2002-03: Briefing Attorney, Chief Justice Thomas R. Phillips, Texas Supreme Court

  • 2011-12: Chief of Staff, Texas Governor's Office, Governor Rick Perry
  • 2011: General Counsel, Texas Governor's Office
  • 2003-11: Senior Partner, Thompson & Knight
  • 2000-03: Texas Deputy Attorney General for Civil Litigation
  • 1992-2000: Partner, Thompson & Knight
    • Focus on civil litigation; civil litigation, defending against product liability, professional liability, personal injury, and business tort claims.
    • 1998: Elected partner


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Civil Appellate Law









COURTS ADMITTED TO

  • All Texas state courts
  • U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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


HONORS & AWARDS

  • Texas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters’ 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017
  • Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, and 2014




    PRIOR ELECTION RESULTS



    2014 Texas General Election
    Texas Supreme Court, Place 7
    58.90% (4-way race)






    MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS











    KEY ENDORSEMENTS




      JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY











      OTHER INFORMATION

      • Co-Editor-in-Chief, State Bar Appellate Section, The Appellate Advocate
      • President, Hidalgo County Bar Association [former]
      • District 13 Director, Texas Young Lawyers Association (2 terms) [former]

      • 1-year judicial clerkship for Hon. Thomas M. Reavley, Judge of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
      • 1994-2000: Board, Brentwood Christian School
      • 2001: Board, Goodwill Industries of Central Texas
        • 10 years of service
        • 3 consecutive terms as Board Chair from 2007-2010
        • Longest serving Board Chair in Austin Goodwill’s 50-year history
      • Board President, Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas
      • Board, Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas


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      Last Updated:

      8 May 2019


      17 April 2019





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