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Judicial Ethics

The Judicial Ethics Committee receives requests for ethics opinions and issues advisory opinions regarding ethics matters for Judges. The Committee only issues written opinions in response to written questions. If you have an ethics question, please submit a written request to the Judicial Ethics Committee.

 

To review prior written opinions download:
Texas Judicial Ethics – 1975 to present

 

 

Judicial Ethics Committee

Chair
Hon. Lee Gabriel
2nd Court of Appeals
401 W. Belknap Ste. 9000
Fort Worth, TX
Phone: (817) 884-1900
Fax: (817) 884-1332
Term Ends: 2018

Hon. Patricia J. Kerrigan
190th District Court
201 Caroline, 12th Floor
Houston 77002
Phone: (713) 368-6310
Term Ends: 2018

Hon. James Mosley
316th District Court
P.O. Box 1181
Stinnett, 79083
Phone: (806) 878-4017
Term Ends: 2018

Hon. Sam Medrano
409th District Court
500 E. San Antonio, Suite 459
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 834-8209
Fax (915) 834-8204
Term Ends: 2019

Hon. Paul Davis
Senior District Judge
P.O. Box 5601
Austin, TX 78763
Phone: (512) 343-8175
Fax: (512) 343-7789
Term Ends: 2019

Hon. Les Hatch
District Judge
P.O. Box 10536
Lubbock, TX 79408
Phone: (806) 775-1027
Term Ends: 2019

Hon. Amanda Matzke
County Court at Law 1, Brazos County
200 S. Texas Avenue, Suite 274
Bryan, TX 77803
Phone: (979) 361-4250
Term Ends: 2017

Hon. Charles Van Orden
Cen-Tex Child Protection Court
P.O. Box 52
Belton, TX
Phone: 254-933-5386
Term Ends: 2017

Justice Evelyn Keyes
1st Court of Appeals
301 Fannin
Houston, TX 77002-2097
Phone: (713) 274-2729
Fax: (817) 884-1332
Term Ends: 2017

Ex Officio
Hon. Kerry L. Russell
101 N. Broadway, RM 203;

Tyler, TX 75702
Phone: (903) 590-1643
Term Ends: 2017

Ex Officio
Hon. Pat Pirtle
Seventh Court of Appeals
501 S. Fillmore #2A
Amarillo, 79101
Phone: (806) 379-2365
Term Ends: 2017

Ex Officio
Hon. Jennifer Rymel
100 W. Weatherford St.;RM 240A;

Ft. Worth, TX 76102
Phone: (817) 884-1843
Term Ends: 2017