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Gov. Perry Appoints Busby as Justice of 14th Court of Appeals

Wednesday, June 06, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed J. Brett Busby of Houston as justice of the 14th Court of Appeals in Harris County for a term to expire at the next general election.

Busby is a partner in the appellate section at Bracewell and Giuliani, and an adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and nearly all circuits of the U.S. Courts of Appeals. He is chair of the State Bar of Texas Committee on Pattern Jury Charges and a member of the State Bar of Texas Appellate Section. He is past director of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, chair of the Houston Bar Association Appellate Practice Section, and a fellow of the Texas and Houston Bar foundations and Houston Young Lawyers Foundation. He is also a member of the Houston Civic Symphony, vice president and a member of the Artistic Affairs Committee of the Houston Symphony Society, and a past member of the Center for Houston's Future Leadership Forum.

Busby received a bachelor's degree from Duke University and a law degree from the Columbia University School of Law.

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