Jeffrey S. Boyd
|Jeffrey S. Boyd|
|Texas Supreme Court Justice|
|Preceded by||Dale Wainwright|
|Alma mater||Round Rock High School
|Occupation||Texas Supreme Court Justice;|
Jeffrey S. Boyd is a member of the Texas Supreme Court, the body of final appeal in civil and juvenile law in Texas. He was appointed to Place 7 on the court by Governor Rick Perry in the fall of 2012 to fill the seat vacated by Justice Dale Wainwright, who resigned with more than a year left in his term. Before joining the court, Justice Boyd served as Governor Perry's general counsel from September of 2011 until November of 2012.
Boyd received his undergraduate degree from Abilene Christian University. Justice Boyd received his J.D. from Pepperdine University, where he graduated second in his law school class. Beginning in 1991 he clerked for Judge Thomas M. Reavley on the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.  Jeffrey Boyd served on the Supreme Court Advisory Committee from 2003 through 2012. From 2000-2003 Justice Boyd served as Counsel in the Office of the Texas Attorney General, and then was Governor Perry's chief of staff.
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