Martha Hill Jamison was elected to the Texas 14th Court of Appeals in November 2010 and re-elected in 2012. She previously served as judge of the 164th Civil District Court, where she was Civil Administrative Judge and Chair of the Legislative Committee.
Before joining the Texas judiciary, Justice Jamison worked in both the public and private sectors. She began her career as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Texas. After returning to her hometown of Houston, she joined the firm now known as Locke Lord and focused her practice on commercial litigation. She later became a full-time commercial mediator. She is certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Justice Jamison recently served as President of the American Judicature Society, a national organization founded in 1913 that is dedicated to securing and promoting an independent and qualified judiciary and a fair system of justice.
EDUCATION: The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., journalism; The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.