Job descriptionThe nine-member Texas Supreme Court is the highest court for civil (not criminal) cases in the state. Term is six years.
Duties
  • Reviews decisions on civil and juvenile cases appealed from lower courts. The court may also decide not to review cases.

  • The court has administrative control over the State Bar of Texas and is the sole authority for licensing attorneys in Texas.

Note: civil law deals with behavior that injures an individual or other private party, such as a corporation. Examples include libel, breach of contract, property damage, and negligence resulting in injury or death.
Annual salary$168,000-$201,600

Who’s Running?

Julia Maldonado
Website: http://www.maldonadofortexas.com
Email: julia@maldonadofortexas.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MaldonadoforTexas
Democratic Primary
David J. Schenck
Website: https://www.schenckfortexas.com
Email: https://www.schenckfortexas.com/contact (via website)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/justice.david.schenck
Republican Primary
Evan Young (incumbent)
Website: https://justiceevanyoung.com
Email: info@justiceevanyoung.com, team@justiceevanyoung.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JusticeYoungTX
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JusticeYoungTX
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/justiceyoungtx/
Official website: https://www.txcourts.gov/supreme/about-the-court/justices/justice-evan-a-young/
Republican Primary