Last year, Governor Abbott appointed me as a Travis County District Judge.  I am a judge, husband, and father who is seeking re-election to this new court.


I was born in Rio Vista, Texas, a family-oriented community, and graduated from the Texas Academy of Mathematics & Science before graduating from Yale University and the University of Chicago Law School, where I was President of the Federalist Society. 


I moved to Austin and clerked for Don R. Willett (who is now on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals), where I learned about courts firsthand at Texas’s top court, the Texas Supreme Court.  I then worked for the State’s top appellate lawyer, the Solicitor General, James Ho (now also on the Fifth Circuit), followed by a large law firm, Baker Botts LLP.


But, I have focused my career on defending your individual rights, working in both the non-profit world, where my clients included people such as Coach Joe Kennedy, and then at the state, where I pioneered a team that holds local government officials accountable to the law. 



Luncheon on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 11:30 am-1:00 pm, at our new location Chez Zee American Bistro. 5406 Balcones Drive - Austin, Texas 78731

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Join us for the September 27th meeting.

Guest Speaker:

Cleve Doty for Travis County 455th District Court


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