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Philip Wayne Johnson

Philip Wayne Johnson, state supreme court justice. Bar: Texas 1975, United States District Court (northern and western districts) Texas 1976, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984; certified in civil trial and personal injury trial law, Texas Board Legal Specialization.

Background

  • Johnson, Philip Wayne was born on October 24, 1944 in Greenwood, Arkansas, United States. Son of John Luther and Flora (Joyce) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Texas Technology University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Texas Technology University, 1975.

    Career

    • Bar: Texas 1975, United States District Court (northern and western districts) Texas 1976, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984. Certified in civil trial and personal injury trial law, Texas Board Legal Specialization. Association Crenshaw Dupree & Milam, Lubbock, Texas, 1975-1980, partner, 1980-1998.

      Justice United States Court of Appeals (7th district) Texas, Amarillo, 1999^. Member pattern jury charge and state judiciary rels committee State Bar Texas Board of directors, president Lubbock County Legal Aid Society, Texas, 1977-1979. Board directors, chairman Trinity Christian Schools, Lubbock, 1978-1983, 85-89.

      Board directors, president S.W.Lighthouse for Blind, Lubbock, 1978-1985.

    Membership

    Board directors, president Lubbock County Legal Aid Society, Texas, 1977-1979. Board directors, chairman Trinity Christian Schools, Lubbock, 1978-1983, 85-89. Board directors, president Southwest Lighthouse for Blind, Lubbock, 1978-1985.

    Served to captain United States Air Force, 1965-1972. Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation (life), American Bar Foundation (life). Member: American Law Institute, Austin (Texas) Bar Association, Lubbock County Bar Association (president 1984-1985), Amarillo Bar Association, Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Carla Jean Newsom, November 6, 1970. Children: Betsy, Carl, Jeff, Laura, Philip.
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    Born October 24, 1944
    (age 73)