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Frank Powell Pierce

Frank Powell Pierce, American lawyer, judge. Bar: Texas 1980, United States District Court (southern and western districts) Texas 1982, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984. Named Black Achiever in Government, Iota Phi Lamda, 1984; recipient Citizen of Year award Omega Psi Phi, 1987, Man of Year award Mission Lodge, San Antonio, 1988.

Background

  • Pierce, Frank Powell was born on December 28, 1953 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Arnold Leigh and Marie Pierce.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, University Houston, 1977. Juris Doctor, Texas Southern University, 1980.

    Career

    • Attorney Bexar County Legal Aid, San Antonio, 1980-1983. Assistant city attorney City of San Antonio, 1983-1987. Judge County Court at Law Northern 2, San Antonio, since 1987.

      Assistant attorney general, 1993—2001. Judge Child Support Court 2, Harris County, since 2001. Member Bexar County Bail Bond Board, 1987-1988.

      Member faculty St. Philip's College, part-time. Adjunct professor South Texas College Law.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1980, United States District Court (southern and western districts) Texas 1982, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984.

    Membership

    Member speaker's bureau San Antonio Literacy Council, 1988, mediation board Bexar County, since 1989. Deacon Mount Zion 1st Baptist Church, San Antonio. Alumnus Leadership San Antonio.

    Member minority recruitment task force Dental School, University Texas Health Science Center. Member Palmer Drug Abuse Board, since 1987. Board managers Alamo branch Young Men’s Christian Association, San Antonio.

    Board directors Halfway House San Antonio, 1989. City councilman, San Antonio, 1991-1993. Member Sring Woods United Methodist Church.

    Member Texas Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ernestine Pierce. 4 children.
    • father: Arnold Leigh
    • mother: Marie Pierce
    • spouse: Ernestine Pierce
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    Born December 28, 1953
    (age 63)
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