|Job description||The 2nd District Court of Appeals has seven-members. It is one of the 14 appeals courts in Texas. Term is six years.|
|Duties|| Reviews cases that are appealed from district and county courts, including civil and criminal cases, but not death penalty cases.
Note: civil law deals with behavior that injures an individual or other private party, such as a corporation.
Note: criminal law deals with behavior that is an offense against the public, society, or the state – even if the victim is an individual.
|J. Wade Birdwell (incumbent)|
PO Box 334, Mansfield, TX 76063