|Job description||Trial court judge for civil cases (under $10,000) and misdemeanor criminal cases. Term is four years.|
|Duties||Handles small claims, tenant and eviction cases, debt claims, traffic tickets and other citations; officiates weddings.|
|Lisa R. Woodard|
Note: Candidate answers are shown alphabetically by last name.
What was your most recent occupation before becoming Justice of the Peace? Educational background?
Lisa R. Woodard: Before becoming the Justice of the Peace for Precinct 8, I was the court manager in the office of JP 8 for 27 years.
What experience makes you the best-qualified candidate for this office?
Lisa R. Woodard: 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.
What percentage of your campaign donations comes from individuals? What percentage comes from PACs?
Lisa R. Woodard: 100 percent of money comes from individuals. 0 comes from PACs.
As a Justice of the Peace, do you perform weddings? What factors do you consider before performing a wedding ceremony?
Lisa R. Woodard: 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.