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Gov. Perry Appoints Minton as Judge of El Paso County Criminal District Court One

Tuesday, March 27, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Don Minton of El Paso as judge of the El Paso County Criminal District Court No. 1 for a term to expire at the next general election.

Minton is an attorney in private practice and a former criminal district court judge. He is a member of the American and El Paso Bar associations, the State Bars of Texas and California, and is a past member of the National Child Support Enforcement Association. He is a board member of the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra, a member of the Hornedo Middle School Parent Teacher Association, a past member of the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) Bond Accountability Committee, and a former volunteer judge of the EPISD Court School for Kids program. He served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserves.

Minton received a bachelor's degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

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