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$170,500

Candidate Q&A

Amy Clark Meachum
Website: https://www.amymeachum.com
Email: judgeamy@amymeachum.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JudgeAmyforChiefJustice/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/judgeamyforchiefjustice/
Democrat
Nathan Hecht (incumbent)
Website: https://justicenathanhecht.com
Email: campaign@justicenathanhecht.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hechtyes/
Republican

Recent News Articles