Justice Livingston Seeks Appointment and Nomination to Chief Justice, Second Court of Appeals‏ Print
Monday, 14 December 2009 19:09
See below credentials forwarded to the Cooke County Republican Party by Justice Terrie Livngston.









VOICE: 817/884-2172                                                                                          FAX: 817/884-1932




          Born, Atlanta, Georgia 3-9-1955




            The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1980

            Texas Tech University, B.A. with Distinction and Honors, 1977

            Western Hills High School, Fort Worth, 1973




            Justice, Second Court of Appeals, December 16, 1994 to present

            Law Firm of Terrie Livingston, 1992-1994

            Partner, Gandy Michener Swindle & Whittaker, L.L.P., 1988-1992

            Shareholder, Livingston, Todd-Bruse, P.C., 1985-1988

            Associate & Partner, Watson, Ice & McGee, 1980-1985

            Adjunct Professor, Real Estate Career College

            Law Clerk, Texas Attorney General Special Prosecutor's Division and

                        Tarrant County District Attorney's Office, Appellate Division




            1976 Presidential Election Volunteer at Texas Tech University Campus

            1980 to 1985 Young Republicans of Tarrant County

            1982 Texas Lt. Gubernatorial Campaign Volunteer for George W. Strake

1984 Judicial Recruitment Selection Committee, Tarrant County Republican Party

1994 Ran for and Defeated a Republican Primary Opponent and an Incumbent Democrat Justice, Place 7, Second Court of Appeals

1996 Ran for Reelection to Place 7, Second Court of Appeals and Defeated Democrat Opponent

            2002 Ran for Reelection to Place 7, Second Court of Appeals, Unopposed

            2008 Ran for Reelection to Place 7, Second Court of Appeals, Unopposed

            Fort Worth Republican Women, Vice President, 2000

            Marie Baylor Republican Club, Secretary, 2001

            Memberships: Fort Worth Republican Women, Metroplex Republican Women, Southwest

Republican Club, Arlington Republican Women’s Club, Arlington Republican Club, Parker County Republican Women’s Club, Cooke County Republican Women’s Club, Denton County Republican Women’s Club, Hood County Republican Women’s Club, Tarrant County Republican Assembly








            American Bar Association, 1980 to present

                        Appellate Conference of Judicial Administration Division, since 1995

                        American Judicature Society, 2002 to present

            State Bar of Texas, I980 to present

                        Appellate Section, Bench-Bar Liaison Committee, 2007-2009

                        Appellate Section Associate Editor, The Appellate advocate, 2009 to present

                        Director, Judicial Section State Bar of Texas, 2000-2003

                                    Appellate Legislative Liaison, 2003

                                    Appellate Representative, JCIT, 1997

Recipient, Best Feature Story for a Division IV Bar Association, 2007 (Terrie Livingston, Come See the Renovated Bar Center, Tarrant County Bar Bulletin January 2007 at 13).

            Texas Bar Foundation

            College of the State Bar of Texas since I992     

            Tarrant County Bar Association

                        Vice President, I993

                        Secretary-Treasurer, I992

                        Fee Dispute Arbitration Panel, I985-89, Chair, I989

                        Private Attorney Involvement Program, Pro Bono Volunteer

            Tarrant County Bar Foundation

                        Chair, 2006-2007

                        Chair Elect, 2005-2006; Chair Building Construction Committee

                        Vice-Chair, 2003-2004

                        Treasurer, 2000-2003

                        Director, 1999

            Tarrant County Appellate Bar Association

            Tarrant County Probate Bar Association

            Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court Masters 2003-2008

                        Emeritus, 2008 to present

                        Secretary, 2005-2006

            Fort Worth-Tarrant County Young Lawyers' Association

                        Board of Directors, I982

                        Volunteer Teen Court Judge

                        Nominee, Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, I99I

            Tarrant County Women's Bar Association

                        President, I992

                        Publicity Chair, I990

                        Vice President, I983

            Parker County Bar Association

            Fort Worth Professional Women's Organization

                        Vice President, Programs, I988

                        Vice President, Social, I987

            Commercial Real Estate Women of Tarrant County

            Business and Estate Council




            Associate Editor, The Appellate Advocate, 2009 to present

Practice Basics in the Second Court of Appeals, Tarrant County Bar Association (1995), Tarrant County Bar Association and Dallas Bar Association (1995);

Summary Judgments: How Appealing Are They?, Tarrant County Probate Bar Association (1996); Appellate Practice in the Court of Appeals, Second Court of Appeals District, Fort Worth, “Nuts and Bolts Family Law Seminar”, West Texas Legal Service Pro Bono P.A.I. Program (1996, 1997); Review of the Not So New Significant Changes to Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure, Dallas and Tarrant County Trial Lawyers’ Association (1998); Brief Writing and Submissions, Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association (2000); Citing Authority: Curse or Blessing, Appellate Law Issues Brown Bag Seminar, Tarrant County Bar Association (2000); The Appellate Standards of Conduct and Citing Legal Authority, “Nuts and Bolts Family Law Seminar, West Texas Legal Services Pro Bono P.A.I. Program (2000) and Tarrant County Defense Lawyers’ Association (2000); Practice Tips and Rules in the Second Court of Appeals, Appellate Law Section Brown Bag Seminar, Tarrant County Bar Association (2001); Second Court of Appeals Case Law Update and Rules in the Second Court of Appeals, Tarrant County Young Lawyers’ Association (2001); The Independence of the Judiciary, Wichita County Bar Association Law Day (2003); The Independence of the Judiciary, Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association (2003); Appellate Issues in Probate Law, Second Annual Texas Probate Litigation Seminar (October 3, 2003); Oral Argument in Appellate Courts, Third Annual Texas Probate Association Litigation Seminar (September 17, 2004); Appellate Issues in Probate, Legal Assistants University ( September 24, 2004); The Independence of the Judiciary, Tarrant County Bar Association Women’s Law Section (November 5, 2004); Criminal Standards of Review, Tarrant County Appellate Section & Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association (November 18, 2004); Using Judicial Notice in Prosecution and Defense of a Criminal Case, Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association (May 19, 2005); Appellate Practice Pointers in the Second Court of Appeals, Tarrant County Probate Bar Association (February 2, 2006); “Blood Draws and the New Moon: Implied Consent and the Fourth Amendment, Denton and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association Jolly Rogers Seminar (December 11, 2009).




            Recipient of 1995 Tarrant County “40 Under 40" Award by the Fort Worth Business Press

            Recipient of 1995 Most Distinguished Alumnae Award, Western Hills High School

            Circle "T" Girl Scout Council, Director I986-92

                        Advisory Director 1997-2004

                        Models and Mentors' Program

                        Task Force on Planned Giving

            League of Women Voters

            Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. Retail Council

            Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women, 1992-1993

            Harris Health Exchange

            Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Association

            Member, First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth

            Advisory Board, Texas Girls’ Choir, 2000 to present

TCU AddRan College of Humanities and Social Sciences Board of Visitors, 2003 to present















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