Texas Supreme Court, Place 3

Republican Candidate: Current Judge Debra Lehrmann (R)


Erin Nowell serves on the 5th District Court of Appeals, an appellate court that reviews criminal, civil and family cases from Dallas, Collin, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman and Rockwall Counties. She was first elected in 2018 to a six-year term. Previously, she was a trial attorney and law firm partner for 15 years. She was selected as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star from 2015-2017. She was also named one of the National Bar Association's Top 40 Advocates Under 40, and was honored with the 2018 Texas Women Lawyers Brenda Tso Rising Young Lawyer Award. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Texas School of Law.



Texas Supreme Court, Place 5

Republican Candidate: Current Judge Rebeca Huddle (R)


Amanda Reichek was first elected to the 5th District Court of Appeals in 2018. She is board certified in Labor and Employment Law. She is a native of Houston who graduated with sociology and political science degrees from Texas Tech University before attending graduate school at North Carolina State University. In 2003, she graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law. During law school, she clerked for the Houston Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO and Texas Rural Legal Aid, a non-profit law firm that advocates on behalf of migrant farmworkers.



Texas Supreme Court, Place 9

Republican Candidate: Current Judge Evan Young (R)


Julia Maldonado was elected judge of the 507th Family District Court in Harris County in 2016. She is the past administrative judge of Family Law Division of Harris County and is senior judge of the 10 family court judges. Previously, she was practicing attorney at the J. Maldonado Law Firm which she started in 1998. The firm represented clients in Texas state and federal courts in immigration, criminal-defense, family, tax, and probate matters. She is board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston and has been a member of the Pasadena Bar Association. In 2013-2014, she served as president of the Mexican-American Bar Association She was also a board member for the Pasadena Bar Association from 2009 to 2011.She was born in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and has been a United States citizen for over 49 years. She has an accounting degree from the University of Houston–Downtown and a law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law.


Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5

Republican Candidate: Current Judge Scott Walker (R)


Dana Huffman is a municipal judge and magistrate in North Texas for five cities and as a prosecutor for three cities. She has 25 years of combine legal and judicial experience. She has served as a faculty member for the Texas Municipal Court Education Center. She is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and she earned her law degree at Texas A&M School of Law. She serves on the City of Richardson Animal Shelter Advisory Commission, the Take Me Home Pet Rescue Board, the Richardson Humane Society, and volunteers for Respect-A-Bull, an anti-bullying organization.



Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 6

Republican Candidate: Current Judge Jesse McClure III (R)


Robert Johnson is judge of the 177th Criminal District Court in Harris County. He was born in New York City, but has lived in Houston for the past 40 years. He was a criminal defense attorney for 13 years before becoming judge. While attending law school, he was an intern with the Fort Bend District Attorney’s office. He received his law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2001 and obtained a bachelor’s degree in business and commerce in 1990 from the University of Houston.

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3rd Court of Appeals, Place 4

Republican Candidate: Lesli  R. Fitzpatrick

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Rosa Lopez Theofanis has been an assistant District and County Attorney in Austin for 15 years. She has a Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.