Seventh Court of Appeals

Justices 
Photo of Chief Justice Brian Quinn

Chief Justice Brian Quinn

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Chief Justice on the Seventh Court of Appeals since May, 2005. Justice on the Seventh Court of Appeals since 1995. Admitted to the Texas Bar, 1981. Education: El Paso Community College; University of Texas, El Paso (B.A. 1978) Legal Education: Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D. 1981). Prior Employment: Partner, McWhorter, Cobb & Johnson; law clerk, Honorable George Kazen, C.J., United States District Court, Southern... Read more

Photo of Justice Patrick A. Pirtle

Justice Patrick A. Pirtle

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Justice on the Seventh Court of Appeals since 2006. Admitted to the Texas Bar, 1977; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Education: Texas Tech University (B.A. 1974) Legal Education: Texas Tech School of Law (J.D. 1977) Prior Judicial Experience: District Judge, 251st Judicial District, Potter and Randall Counties, Texas (1989 – 2006); Justice, Seventh Court of Appeals (1988) Prior Employment: Whittenburg, Whittenburg... Read more

Photo of Justice Judy C. Parker

Justice Judy C. Parker

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Justice Judy Parker was appointed to the Seventh District Court of Appeals for the State of Texas by Governor Greg Abbott on August 17, 2017. At the time of her appointment, Justice Parker was the Judge of County Court at Law #3 in Lubbock. Justice Parker’s service as a judge spans over twenty three years. Prior to joining the Court of... Read more

Photo of Justice Lawrence M. Doss

Justice Lawrence M. Doss

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Justice Larry Doss was appointed to the Seventh District Court of Appeals for the State of Texas by Governor Greg Abbott on November 5, 2019.  At the time of his appointment, Justice Doss was a partner in the law firm of Mullin Hoard & Brown, LLP, where he represented clients in trial and on appeal.   Justice Doss is board-certified in civil... Read more