TLRPAC Endorses David Newell for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION—October 14, 2020
Contact: Lucy Nashed
AUSTIN—Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC (TLRPAC) today endorsed David Newell of Richmond for reelection to the Place 9 on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
“Each election cycle, TLRPAC supports judicial candidates who respect the rule of law and understand the importance of a fair and efficient legal system in our state,” TLRPAC General Counsel Lee Parsley said. “With more than 20 years of experience as an appellate practitioner and judge, and board certifications in criminal law and criminal appellate law, David Newell has the qualifications and background necessary to serve on our state’s highest criminal court. He understands that judges should apply the law as-written, and will work to uphold our state’s constitution.”
Newell has served on the Texas Court of Criminal appeals since 2015. He received a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude with honors from the University of Houston and a law degree from The University of Texas. He served as assistant district attorney in the Appellate Division of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, an assistant county attorney in the Fort Bend County Attorney’s Office and an assistant district attorney in the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office.
Newell is board certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law, and is admitted to practice before all Texas state courts, the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. He has received the Texas District and County Attorneys’ Association C. Chris Marshall Award for Distinguished Faculty.