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Governor Abbott Appoints Boatright To Fifth Court Of Appeals

Tuesday, January 10, 2017  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment
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Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jason Boatright to the Fifth Court of Appeals for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Boatright was previously appointed by Gov. Abbott to the governing board of the Department of Information Resources (DIR). He is resigning from the DIR Board upon his appointment to the Fifth Court.

Jason Boatright of Dallas is an attorney with Cobb & Counsel. He previously served as counsel for Duggins Wren Mann & Romero, LLP, senior manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs for Regency Energy Partners, LP, director of the General Counsel Section at the Railroad Commission of Texas and chief of the Opinion Division in the Texas Attorney General’s Office. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Boatright received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College, a Postgraduate Diploma from the University of St. Andrews and a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas School of Law.