Job descriptionTrial court judge for civil cases (under $10,000) and misdemeanor criminal cases. Term is four years.
DutiesHandles small claims, tenant and eviction cases, debt claims, traffic tickets and other citations; officiates weddings.
Annual salary$118,478

Who’s Running?

Lisa R. Woodard

https://www.lisawoodard.org
FB: Re-Elect-Judge-Lisa-R-Woodard-Pct-8-178325129026951/
Democrat

Candidate Q&A

Note: Answers to questions will appear as they are received from the candidates. (Also, some answers may be from questions asked during the primary races.)

1. WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT OCCUPATION OR MOST RECENT OCCUPATION BEFORE BECOMING JUSTICE OF THE PEACE? WHAT IS YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?
Lisa R. Woodard Answer:
Before becoming the Justice of the Peace for Precinct 8, I was the court manager in the office of JP 8 for 27 years.
2. WHAT EXPERIENCES DO YOU HAVE THAT MAKE YOU THE BEST QUALIFIED CANDIDATE?
Lisa R. Woodard Answer:
I am most qualified for the job, because of the experience I have, I am the only person who has had experience running a JP office, in the race, not just from my time as the current Justice of the peace, but also from my time as clerk and court manager previously.
3. AS A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, WOULD OR DO YOU PERFORM WEDDINGS? WHAT FACTORS DO YOU CONSIDER BEFORE PERFORMING A WEDDING CEREMONY?
Lisa R. Woodard Answer:
I do perform weddings, that is my favorite part, I do weddings for two loving individuals, wanting become one. If they love each other, I will perform their wedding and I love it, to share with them in their special moment.