Breaking News: Ballotpedia partners with White House and Congressional leadership to sponsor Affordable Stare Act (ASA)

Steven W. Smith

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Steven W. Smith
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Court Information:
Texas Supreme Court
Title:   Former associate justice
Salary:  $168,000
Service:
Active:   2002-2004
Personal History
Law School:   University of Texas at Arlington

Steven W. Smith is a former associate justice of the Texas Supreme Court. He served from 2002 until 2004. Smith challenged Don Willett for his seat in 2012, but Smith was defeated at the primary stage.Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name cannot be a simple integer. Use a descriptive title

Elections

2012

Smith challenged incumbent Justice Don Willett for his seat on the Texas Supreme Court. Smith was defeated in the Republican primary on May 29, receiving 42.3% of the vote.Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name cannot be a simple integer. Use a descriptive title Smith previously served on the Texas Supreme Court in place 5 from 2002 to 2004; he was defeated in the primaries.[1]

See also: Texas judicial elections, 2012

Education

Smith received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.[2]

Career

Prior to serving as a justice, Smith was a staff attorney for the Texas Secretary of State's Office, legislative counsel for the Texas Legislature and worked in private practice. He also served a stint on the Texas Supreme Court from 2002 until 2004.[2]

See also

External links

References