Governor Abbott Appoints Smith Judge Of The 271st Judicial District Court

October 24, 2017 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Brock Smith as judge of the 271st Judicial District Court in Jack and Wise Counties for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Brock Smith of Decatur is an attorney and president of Brock Smith Law Firm, P.C. and previously served as the district attorney for the 235th Judicial District and the 271st Judicial District. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and former chairman of the State Bar Grievance Committee 14B. He is a member and past president of the Wise County Bar Association, member of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, and a former member and director of the Texas District & Attorneys Association. Additionally, he is a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America and a member and past president of the Lion’s Club of Decatur. Smith received a Bachelor of Arts in government and a Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University.