Texas Judicial Council

Civil Justice Committee 


Charge 1: Monitor remote proceedings within the state judiciary and recommend any necessary reforms. (Joint charge with Criminal Justice Committee)

Charge 2: Monitor the Texas Eviction Diversion Program and recommend any necessary reforms.

Charge 3: Consider Best Practices for the Judiciary and compile lessons learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Charge 4: Continue to study the landscape of the Texas Civil Justice System and recommend any necessary reforms to improve access to justice in Texas Courts.


Hon. Emily Miskel, Chair
Ms. Zina Bash
Mr. Kevin Bryant
Ms. Jenn Caughey
Hon. Jon Gimble
Judge Claudia Laird
Representative Jeff Leach
Hon. Valencia Nash
Ms. Rachel Racz
Justice Ken Wise
Senator Judith Zaffirini


August 30, 2022 - Agenda

September 16, 2022