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Black lawyers endorse judicial candidates

Special to The Dallas Examiner | 2/23/2014, 6:53 a.m.

Special to The Dallas Examiner

Dallas Black Criminal Bar Association is an organization of Black lawyers in the private practice of law in Dallas County. As attorneys they work with the judges and candidates who are running for judicial positions currently on the Democratic primary ballot for the March 4 election.

Lawyers with the assosciation have hearings on motions and trials with these judges and interaction with other lawyers that gives Black lawyers a unique knowledge of all candidates running for judge.

The DBCBA expressed that it hopes voters will consider voting for those they have endorsed.

The DBCBA has endorsed the following candidates for judicial positions on the Democratic Party ballot for the primary election.

Judicial District Courts:

• 101st Judicial – Marty Lowy

• 204th Judicial – Lena Levario

• 255th Judicial – Lori Chrisman Hockett

• 265TH Judicial – Anthony Eiland

• 282nd Judicial – Andy Chatham

• 283rd Judicial – Rick Magnis

• 291st Judicial – Stephanie Mitchell

• 292nd Judicial – Brandon Birmingham

• 44th Judicial – Bonnie Lee Goldstein

• 301st District – Lawrence J. Praeger

• 304th District – William A. “Bill” Mazur J

• 330th District – Andrea Plumlee

• 363rd District – Nigel H. Redmond

County Criminal Courts

• County Ct. #10 – Rob Canas

• County Ct. #11 – Shequitta Kelly

• County Ct. #4 – Remeko Edwards

• County Ct. #5 – Trey Bunch

County Probate Courts

• Probate Ct. #2 – Chris Wilmoth

• Probate Ct. #3 – Michael E. Miller

Justice of the Peace

• Precinct 1, Place 2 – Valencia Nash

• Precinct 5, Place 1 – Sara Martinez

• Precinct 5, Place 2 – Juan Jasso

For more information, contact Kenneth Witherspoon, Esq., DBCBApresident, at214-922-0212orJames C. Belt Jr., Esq., chairman, of the DBCBA Political Action Committee