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Lawyer

John Leslie Roades, American Lawyer. Bar: Texas 1976. Chairman Wharton County Democratic Party, 1978-1979, 91-95, state Executive Committee, 1981-1982; state president Young Democrats, 1981-1982. Member Texas Bar Association (county member general, solo and small firm section, since 1995, local bar services committee 1990-1995), Wharton County Bar Association (president 1989-1990), Lions (vice president 1992-1994, president 1994-1995).

Background

Roades, John Leslie was born on March 29, 1951 in El Campo, Texas, United States. Son of Ora E. and Carolyn Elizabeth (Roten) Roades.

Education

Associate of Arts, Wharton (Texas) College, 1971; Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1973; Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1975.

Career

Associate, Manske and Hajovsky, El Campo, Texas, 1976-1977; county attorney, Wharton County, 1981-1983; district attorney, 23rd Judicial District, Wharton and Matagorda counties, 1983-1984; private practice law, Wharton, since 1977.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1976.

Politics

All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.

Views

Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

Membership

Chairman Wharton County Democratic Party, 1978-1979, 91-95, state Executive Committee, 1981-1982. State president Young Democrats, 1981-1982. Member Texas Bar Association (county member general, solo and small firm section, since 1995, local bar services committee 1990-1995), Wharton County Bar Association (president 1989-1990), Lions (vice president 1992-1994, president 1994-1995).

Connections

Married Therese Carol Pavlas, March 20, 1982. Children: Leslie Carol, Elizabeth Annual.

father:
Ora E. Roades

mother:
Carolyn Elizabeth (Roten) Roades

spouse:
Therese Carol Pavlas

children:
Leslie Carol Roades

Elizabeth Annual Roades