TCJ Board of Directors 2019 - 2020




Chair
Hon. Patrick Pirtle
Justice
7th Court of Appeals
Amarillo, TX

Irene Rios

Place 1 (2020)
Hon. Irene Rios
Justice
4th Court of Appeals
San Antonio, TX


Place 4 (2021)
Hon. Hazel Jones
Judge
174th Criminal District Court
Houston, TX


Place 7 (2021)
Hon. Mario Ramirez
Judge
332nd District Court
Edinburg, TX


Place 10 (2020)
Hon. Kelly Moore
Presiding Judge
9th Administrative Judicial Region
Lubbock, TX

Board Liaison (2020)
Hon. Gina Benavides
Justice
13th Court of Appeals
Edinburg, TX

Judicial Section


Chair Elect (2020)
Hon. Lori Valenzuela
47th District Court
San Antonio, TX



Place 2 (2022)
Hon. Jeff Rose
3rd Court of Appeals
Austin, TX 


Place 5 (2021)
Hon. Jeff Fletcher
Judge
402nd District Court
Quitman, TX


Place 8 (2020)
Hon. Robert Ramirez
Judge
Denton County Court at Law No. 2
Denton, TX


Ex-Officio
Hon. Mark Atkinson
Chief Executive Officer
Texas Center for the Judiciary
Austin, TX
Ben Woodward

Immediate Past Chair (2019)
Hon. Ben Woodward
Judge
119th District Court
San Angelo, TX


Place 3 (2020)
Hon. Ernest White
Judge
194th District Court
Dallas, TX


Place 6 (2022)
Hon. Steve Smith
Judge
361st District Court
Bryan, TX


Place 9 (2022)
Hon. Susan Harris 
Judge
Kerr County Court at Law
Kerrville, TX