3rd Administrative Judicial Region
The Honorable Billy Ray Stubblefield, Presiding Judge
The state is divided into nine administrative judicial regions. The office of the Third Administrative Judicial Region (3rd AJR) is located in Georgetown, Texas. The 3rd AJR was created by the legislature in 1927 and currently covers twenty-six counties (listed below).
Presiding Judge Billy Ray Stubblefield was appointed by the Governor in February of 2010. The duties of the presiding judge include promulgating and implementing regional rules of administration, advising local judges on judicial management, recommending changes to the Supreme Court for the improvement of judicial administration, and acting for local administrative judges in their absence. The presiding judges also have the authority to assign visiting judges to hold court when necessary to dispose of accumulated business in the region.
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