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Gov. Perry Appoints Myers as Justice of the 5th District Court of Appeals

Wednesday, December 02, 2009  •  Appointment

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Lana Myers of Coppell as justice of the Fifth District Court of Appeals for a term to expire at the next general election.

Myers is judge of the 203rd Judicial District Court of Dallas County, a position she has held since 1995. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, Texas Supreme Court Task Force to Ensure Judicial Readiness in Times of Emergency, and Texas Crime Victims Institute Advisory Council. She is also past Local Administrative District Judge for Dallas County and Administrative Presiding Judge of the Dallas County Criminal District Courts, and a past member of the Dallas County Juvenile Board and Volunteer Center of Dallas County Board of Directors. She is co-chair of the Dallas Bar Association Mock Trial Committee and a member of the Baylor University Women’s Council of Dallas. Myers received a bachelor’s degree and law degree from Baylor University.

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