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James Martin York, American judge. Bar: Texas 1962; board certified in family law and civil trial law, Texas. Named Boss of Year Houston Association Legal Secretaries, 1973.


York, James Martin was born on February 22, 1939 in Abilene, Texas, United States. Son of James Orville and Hazel Mae (Martin) York.


Student, Baylor University, 1957-1960;Bachelor of Laws, Baylor University, 1962.


Attorney, Matthew & Matthews, Dallas, 1962-1963;attorney, Ross, Banks, May & Cron, Houston, 1963-1964;attorney, Law Offices of Fred W. Moore, Houston, 1964-1965;private practice, Houston, 1965-1994.


God has revealed and continues to reveal God's self through the Bible, through the created order, through mighty acts in history, and, preeminently, through God the Son, Jesus Christ.


Christians should commit themselves to pray for personal and national spiritual revival and cultural renewal.


It is important to experience of God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.


State Republican primary candidate Republican Party, Houston, 1970. Delegate-at-large Republican State Convention, Houston, 1971. Republican primary candidate for judge 310th District Court, 1994.

Coach Westbury National Little League, Houston, 1967, Voss West Little League, Houston, 1969, 70. Appointed associate judge 246th District Court, 1995, elected state district judge, 246th District Court general election, 2002. Member Inwood Forest Golf Club, Houston Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Baylor Alumni Association, Baylor Lettermen's Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, swimming, reading.


Married Sandra L. Zunker, June 5, 1959 (divorced 1967). Children: Debra Lynn, James Martin Junior. Married Nora Darlene Buechman, November 3, 1972.

1 child, Victoria Lee.