August 26, 2015
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Susan Rankin of Dallas as judge of the 254th Judicial District Court in Dallas County for a term set to expire at the next general election in November 2016.
Susan Rankin is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and was most recently a partner at Rochelle & Rankin LLP. She previously served as judge of the 301st Judicial District Court in Dallas County. She is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Annette Stewart Inn of Court, and the Texas Family Law Foundation. She also volunteers in the Stewpot Second Chance Café at the Bridge. Judge Rankin received a Bachelor of Science from Southern Methodist University, a Master of Science from Trinity University, and a Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of Law.