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

Thursday, June 21, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Peter Peca Jr. of El Paso as judge of El Paso County Criminal District Court One for a term to expire at the next general election.

Peca is senior district judge of the 171st Judicial District Court, and a former judge of El Paso County Court at Law Seven and the 171st Judicial District Court in El Paso County. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and El Paso Bar Association, and a life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He is also a past member of the El Paso Mexican-American Bar Association and College of the State Bar of Texas. He retired after 28 years of service as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army.

Peca received a bachelor's degree from New Mexico State University and a law degree from Cleveland State University.

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