Governor Abbott Reappoints Evans Presiding Judge Of The Eighth Administrative Judicial Region
Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed David L. Evans as presiding judge of the Eighth Administrative Judicial Region for a term set to expire four years from the date of qualification.
David L. Evans of Fort Worth is judge of the 48th Judicial District Court in Tarrant County, and has served as the presiding judge of the Eighth Administrative Judicial Region since 2014, and is board certified in Civil Appellate Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the ABA National Conference of State Trial Judges Judicial Division and a member, former judicial section chairman and a past director of the State Bar of Texas. He has served has chair of the Commission for Lawyer Discipline and as vice chair of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member and past president of the Tarrant County Bar Association, a sustaining charter fellow, past director and treasurer of the Tarrant County Bar Foundation, and a sustaining life fellow and past member of the board of the Texas Bar Foundation. Additionally, he is a member of the Supreme Court of Texas Advisory Committee, The Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court, and the Texas A&M University School of Law Dean's Advisory Council. Evans received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Texas A&M University and entered the U.S Army, following his military service, Evans received a Juris Doctor degree from the Baylor School of Law.