Tenth Court of Appeals

Justices 
Photo of Chief Justice Tom Gray

Chief Justice Tom Gray

Tom Gray was born in Madisonville, a rural Texas town, in 1956. He attended public school in Conroe, Texas. He received a BBA from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas in 1978, graduating with honors. In 1979, he received an MBA in accounting from Texas A&M University. He practiced public accounting in Houston with the “big 8” firm of... Read more

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Justice Rex Davis

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Justice Rex Davis pursued undergraduate studies at Temple Junior College and University of Texas at Austin. He received his J.D. degree from Baylor University School of Law, Cum Laude, in May, 1974. He initially came to the Tenth Court of Appeals in May 1996. He was named Outstanding Young Lawyer for 1982 by the Waco-McLennan County Bar Association. He is... Read more

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Justice John E. Neill

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Justice Neill was appointed to the Tenth Court of Appeals by Governor Greg Abbott effective February 20, 2019. Prior to joining the Court, Justice Neill served as Judge of the 18th District Court for Johnson and Somervell Counties for 21 years, having been appointed to that position by Governor George W. Bush in 1998. Justice Neill is a graduate of Baylor... Read more