2016 COMPARISON: Eva Guzman v. Joe Pool Jr.


Texas Supreme Court

Place 9

Eva Guzman* 
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Joe Pool, Jr.
(R-Dripping Springs)
joe pool
Current Job  Justice, Texas Supreme Court, Place 9 Attorney At Law (Private Practice)
Website www.EvaGuzman.com http://joepooljr.com/
Undergraduate  University of Houston
Bachelor Business Administration
 University of Texas
Juris Doctor  South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence Duke University School of Law
Masters of Laws, Judicial Studies
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.) University of Texas, Austin, TexasBA – Government University of Texas School of LawMA – Accounting McCombs School of Business
Party Affiliation Republican  Republican
Year of State
Bar Licensure
 1989  1980
Judicial Experience –
 Justice, 14th Court of Appeals  None 
Judicial Experience –
 Judge, 309th Family District Court   None
Legal Experience
10 years private practice before joining bench  Founder/General Counsel, IDGAS Incorporated, 1987-presentPresident, Trans Texas Holdings Corporation, presentAttorneyFormer General Counsel, Alden Self Storage IncorporatedFormer General Counsel, Dripping Springs Water Supply CorporationFormer Real Estate Broker
Judicial and Legal Honors  John Ben Sheppard Public Leadership Institute
“Outstanding Texas Leader 2015”
Recognized by Houston Chronicle
“35 Houston Latinos You Should Know” (2015)South Texas College of Law
“Alumni Impact Award” (2014)Texas Asian Republican Club
“Statesman of the Year Award” (2014)Assn of Women Attorneys
“Premiere Women in The Law -Modern Trailblazer Award” (2014)State Bar of Texas Women in the Law Section “Sara T. Hughes Women of Achievement Award” (2014)Sucesos Publications Tribute to
Hispanic Women
“Woman of the Year Award” (2014) 
Last Judicial
Election %
 65.29% win 28.1%  
Recent Bar
Poll Rankings
  Won 2016 Texas State Bar Judicial Preference Poll with 66%, out of 5 candidates.
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Key Endorsements  Texas Civil Justice League PAC
Texas Medical Association PAC
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC 
Judicial Philosophy Justice Guzman strictly adheres to the conservative judicial philosophy, which is marked by the belief that judges should interpret the law as it is written and leave policy-making decisions to the executive and legislative branches of government.    
This info approved
by candidate on:
1-14-16   Information gathered from public sources, and not yet approved by the candidate.

 *Information gathered from various public sources, and may not yet be  approved by the candidate.  Please send any corrections to info@tcjl.com.

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