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Clergyman , Real estate broker , judge attorney

Ronald Duane Zipp, American Judge ( law: judicial administration)CriminalFamily and matrimonialjudge. Member American Bar Association, Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce (legislative committee, resources committee, heritage committee), Texas State Junior Bar (criminal law committee 1975-1976), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association (board directors 1976-1977.

Background

Zipp, Ronald Duane was born on December 7, 1946 in New Braunfels, Texas, United States. Son of Nolan William and Irene Alyce (Stiba) Zipp.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1968. Juris Doctor, St. Mary University, San Antonio, 1971. Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1997.

Career

Bar: Texas 1971, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1972, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974. Association Kelley, Looney, Alexander & Hiester, Edinburg, Texas, 1971-1973. Partner Pena, McDonald, Prestia & Zipp, Edinburg, 1973-1981.

Sole practice, New Braunfels, 1981-1982, 89^. Judge Comal County (Texas) Court-at-Law, New Braunfels, 1983^. Adjunct Professor San Antonio College.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas, United States District Court (southern district) Texas, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1973, United States Supreme Court 1974. Ordained to ministry Anglican Church, 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: local newspaper column. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors New Braunfels Community Services, since 1992, president, 1981-1983, 97-98, secretary, 1994. Board directors Child Welfare, vice chairman, 1981-1982, chairman, 1982-1983. Director Drover-Comal County Fair Association.

Volunteer H.O.S.T.S. Vice chairman Folkfest, 1994, chairman, since 1995. President Community Service Center, 1997, 2005.

Board directors, trustee Senior Citizens Center and Foundation. Director, Comal County Fair Association. Senior director, Comal County Fair Association.

Mentor New Braunfels Indiana School District. Clergyman, chancellor Anglican Diocese of Southwest. Fellow College of State Bar.

Member American Bar Association, Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce (legislation committee, resources committee, heritage committee), Texas State Junior Bar (criminal law committee 1975-1976), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association (board directors 1976-1977, various committees), Texas Aggie Bar Association (charter), Comal County Bar Association (past president), Comal County Agricultural and Mechanical Club (president, treasurer), Hidalgo County Bar Association (treasurer 1972-1975), Opa, Kleine Opa and senior Opa of Wurstfest Association (chairman Folkfest), Hidalgo County Agricultural and Mechanical Club (president), Elks, Kiwanis, Lions (secretary 1996, president 1997), 100 Club (director since 2001), Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Children: Robert Andrew, Kristi Nicole. Married Saundra Zipp, March 5, 1989.

father:
Nolan William Zipp

mother:
Irene Alyce (Stiba) Zipp

spouse:
Saundra Zipp

children:
Robert Andrew Zipp

Kristi Nicole Zipp