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2010-10-28 / General Stories

JUSTICE, 3RD COURT OF APPEALS:

Six-year term. Must be at least 35 years old, a citizen of the United States, a resident of Texas and a district resident. Must have been a practicing lawyer or a lawyer and a judge of a court of record for a total of 10 years or more. Each Court of Appeals has intermediate appellate jurisdiction in both civil and criminal cases appealed from district or county courts in its district. Current annual salary: $140,000 (Chief Justice), $137,500 (Justice)
MELISSA GOODWIN (R): I am the only candidate  with judicial experience. I have served as a District Court Judge, and as a Justice of the Peace. I have more than 8 years appellate experience as an attorney for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. I currently practice administrative, juvenile, civil and criminal law. MELISSA GOODWIN (R): I am the only candidate with judicial experience. I have served as a District Court Judge, and as a Justice of the Peace. I have more than 8 years appellate experience as an attorney for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. I currently practice administrative, juvenile, civil and criminal law.
KURT KUHN (D): I am a board-certified appellate  attorney and have handled the types of appeals that make this court important. I also teach appellate advocacy at UT Law School. Previously, I was an Assistant Solicitor General, representing Texas in criminal and civil appeals. I have been named a “Texas Super Lawyer.” KURT KUHN (D): I am a board-certified appellate attorney and have handled the types of appeals that make this court important. I also teach appellate advocacy at UT Law School. Previously, I was an Assistant Solicitor General, representing Texas in criminal and civil appeals. I have been named a “Texas Super Lawyer.”

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