Governor Abbott Appoints Kindred To 454th Judicial District Court

August 30, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Danny Kindred Judge of the 454th Judicial District Court in Medina County, effective September 1, 2019, for a term set to expire on December 31, 2020, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Danny Kindred of Hondo has served as the District Attorney for the 38th Judicial District of Texas, which includes Medina, Uvalde, and Real counties, since 2009. Prior to being elected, he served as an assistant district attorney for the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office and the 33rd Judicial District, which includes Llano, Blanco, Burnett, and San Saba counties. He is a Master Peace Office, member of the State Bar of Texas, and a former Judge Advocate General Corps Officer. Additionally, he served a one year deployment to Iraq in 2008, while serving he was awarded a combat action badge and a Bronze Star. He retired from the Army Reserves as a Captain in 2014. Kindred received a Bachelor of Arts in history from The University of Texas at San Antonio and a Juris Doctor degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.