Governor Abbott Appoints Toth to Third Court Of Appeals

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Michael “Mike” Toth to the Third Court of Appeals for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Michael “Mike” Toth of Austin is senior counsel at Dykema Cox Smith, LLC. Previously, he served as special counsel and senior counsel in the Texas Attorney General’s Office. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, New York State Bar, Federalist Society, and the Navy Marine Corps Business Network…

U.S. Supreme Court Throws Out Texas Redistricting Case

U.S. Supreme Court Throws Out Texas Redistricting Case The Supreme Court also ruled that all but one of the 11 districts that had been flagged as problematic could remain intact. The one exception was Fort Worth-based House District 90, which is occupied by Democratic...

TCJL PAC 2018 Judicial Endorsements

The Texas Civil Justice League Political Action Committee has announced Primary Judicial Endorsements for 2018. TCJL PAC endorsements appear in both text and PDF versions ahead of commencement of early voting for the March 6, 2018 primary.

Governor Abbott Taps Jimmy Blacklock for Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Taps Jimmy Blacklock for Texas Supreme Court Pending the confirmation of Justice Don Willett for the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Governor Greg Abbott has selected Jimmy Blacklock as the next Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court....
Governor Abbott Appoints Grant To 9th Judicial District Court

Governor Abbott Appoints Grant To 9th Judicial District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Phil Grant of Montgomery as judge of the 9th Judicial District Court in Montgomery County for a term set to expire at the next general election in November 2016. Phil Grant is first assistant district attorney for the Montgomery...