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Michael Jerry McCormick

Michael Jerry McCormick was American judge. Bar: Texas 1970. Named Rosewood Gavel Outstanding Jurist, St. Mary's University School Law, 1984, Distinguished Law Graduate, 1992. President Joslin (Texas) Parent Teacher Association, 1981-1982. Served with United States Army, 1966-1972. Member State Bar Texas, Texas District and County Attorneys Association.

Background

  • McCormick, Michael Jerry was born on October 17, 1945 in Fort Lewis, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Thaddeus Charles and Geraldine (Fogle) McCormick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas-Austin, 1967. Juris Doctor, St. Mary's University, 1970.

    Career

    • Briefing attorney Texas Court Criminal Appeals, 1970-1971. Assistant district attorney Travis County, Texas, 1971-1972. Executive director Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Austin, 1972-1980.

      Judge Texas Court Criminal Appeals, 1981—2001, chief presiding judge, 1988-2000, senior judge, since 2001. Of counsel Law Office Kelley McCormick, Lockhart, Texas, since 2002. Director Texas Center for Judiciary, 1983.

      Vice-chairman Texas Commission on Sentencing, 1984. Member Texas Judicial Budget Board, 1983. Co-chair Texas Judicial Council, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1970.

    Works

    • Author: Branch's Annotated Penal Code, 3d edition, Criminal Forms and Trial Manual, 10th edition, Texas Justice Court Deskbook, Texas Constables Civil Process Handbook.

    Membership

    President Joslin (Texas) Parent Teacher Association, 1981-1982. Served with United States Army, 1966-1972. Member State Bar Texas, Texas District and County Attorneys Association.

    Connections

    • Married Katleen Karen Kelley, September 2, 1967. Children: Patrick Kelley, Karen Michelle.
    • father: Thaddeus Charles McCormick
    • mother: Geraldine (Fogle) McCormick
    • spouse: Katleen Karen Kelley
    • children: Patrick Kelley McCormick
    • Karen Michelle McCormick
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    Born October 17, 1945
    (age 72)
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