Justice Tracy Christopher was appointed to the 14th Court of Appeals in December 2009. Prior to her appointment, she was the judge of the 295th District Court for 15 years, and was highly rated as a trial judge. Before that, she practiced law for 13 years with the law firms of Susman Godfrey (1986-1994) and Vinson & Elkins (1981-1986).
Justice Christopher is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law. She is currently a member of the Supreme Court Advisory Committee and is the chair of the Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee.
Justice Christopher had also been an active volunteer with both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and she currently volunteers with Texas Children’s Hospital and with the Houston Bar Association’s charitable programs.
EDUCATION: University of Notre Dame, B.A.; University of Texas School of Law, J.D.