Texas Supreme Court
| Rick Green (R-Dripping Springs)
|Current Occupation||Justice, Texas Supreme Court, Place 5||Attorney, Speaker, Author|
|Undergraduate||University of Texas at Austin, 1974||Angelo State University, 1991|
|Juris Doctor||St. Mary’s School of Law, 1977||University of Texas Law School|
|Year of State
|Judicial Experience –
10 years on Texas 4th Court of Appeals,
12 years on Texas Supreme Court
|Judicial Experience –
|All 22 years judicial experience has been at the appellate level.||None|
Legal Experience and Positions Held
|17 years private litigation practice
President, San Antonio Bar Association; Director, State Bar of Texas;
House of Delegates of the American Bar Association;
Member, American Law Institute;
Member, American Judicature Society;
Life Fellow of the Austin, San Antonio, Texas and American Bar Foundations.
|Private legal practice
Texas House of Representatives 1999-2003
|Judicial and Legal Honors||St. Mary’s University Law School Distinguished Law Graduate;
Recipient, Rosewood Gavel Award for Achievement in the Judiciary.
| 1999 Texas House Freshman of the Year
|2010 General Election: 60.02% against 2 challengers.
||2010 Republican Primary for Supreme Court: 18.95% against 5 opponents, went to runoff. 48.16% in the runoff.|
| Won 2016 Texas State Bar Judicial Preference Poll with 41%, out of 5 candidates.
|Key Endorsements||Texas Civil Justice League PAC, Jobs for Texas PAC, Texas Bipartisan Justice Cmte PAC, Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC, numerous former Supreme Court Justices.||Chuck Norris, David Barton, Matthew Staver, Kelly Shackelford, Cathie Adams, Carol Everett, Dr. James Dobson, Sid Miller, Tim Lambert, Kirk Cameron.|
|Judicial Philosophy||I am a “judicial conservative,” which means that I honor the oath of office to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States, and of this State” by faithfully following the law as it was enacted by the Legislature or enshrined by the people in the Constitution; not by making it up.||Rick is an outspoken advocate of returning to the principles of the Declaration of Independence, and teacher on the proper jurisdictions of the government as outlined in the Constitution|
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