Friday, May 28, 2010

Debra Lehrmann appointed to Tex. Supreme Court


Texas Governor Appoints Lehrmann as Justice to the Supreme Court of Texas

[text of press release from Gov's office follows below]

May 28, 2010

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Debra Lehrmann of Colleyville as justice to the Supreme Court of Texas effective June 21, 2010 for a term to expire at the next general election.

Lehrmann is judge of the 360th Judicial District Court and a former associate family law judge in Tarrant County with more than 22 years of service. She is chair-elect of the American Bar Association Family Law Section, a member of the Judicial Section of the State Bar of Texas, a fellow of the American and Texas Bar foundations, and a charter member of the Tarrant County Bar Foundation. Lehrmann is a member of the National Association of Judges, Tarrant County Women’s Bar Association, Tarrant County Bar Association, and Tarrant County Family Bar Association. She is also a member of the Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court and past president of the Fort Worth/Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association. Lehrmann is a commissioner on the Uniform Law Commission, past president of the Texas Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts, former chair of Tarrant County Adoption Day, and a past board member of the Tarrant County Dispute Resolution Services and Tarrant County Community Enrichment Center’s Open Arms program. She received a bachelor’s degree and a law degree from the University of Texas.

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