Endorsements

KEEP JUDGE WESLEY WARD!

Judge Wesley Ward of Texas 234th District Court is supported by a very broad cross-section of the Houston-area legal community. Lawyers and firms supporting his campaign include:

  • More than a dozen past presidents of the Houston Bar Association,
  • Hundreds of individual attorneys from diverse practice areas, firm types, and even political party affiliation
  • More than 100 local law firms
  • Various local groups interested in a fair and efficient justice system

 

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 Katy Christian Magazine

 

HBA Past Presidents

The Houston Bar Association is by far the largest group of practicing attorneys in Harris County, with several thousand members. It is open to attorneys of every practice type and size, and works to encourage professionalism and charitable projects by attorneys. Although the HBA does not endorse candidates, Judge Ward is very proud to be endorsed by the following leaders in Houston’s legal community:

  • Brent Benoit
  • David A. Chaumette
  • Mike Connelly
  • Otway Denny, Jr.
  • Kelly Frels
  • Tom Godbold
  • Tommy Proctor
  • Barrett H. Reasoner
  • Scott Rozzell
  • Kent W. “Rocky” Robinson
  • Travis J. Sales
  • Denise Scofield
  • Randy O. Sorrels
  • Amy Dunn Taylor

HBA Judicial Polls

Judge Ward has performed very well in polls of HBA members, with “Outstanding” results in every area reviewed:

  • Follows the Law
  • Rules decisively and timely
  • Demonstrates impartiality
  • Is courteous and attentive toward attorneys and witnesses
  • Works hard and is prepared
  • Uses attorneys time efficiently

In this year’s HBA Judicial Qualification Survey, Judge Ward was rated “Well Qualified” by 2-to-1 margin over his opponent.

Broad bi-partisan support from practicing attorneys

Some of the bi-partisan attorneys supporting Judge Ward include the following:

Jeff Abrams
Derek Achandon
Caroline Adams
Jim Adler
Benny Agosto, Jr.
Joseph Y. Ahmad
Brock Akers
Tom Allen
Kent Altsuler
John V. Anaipakos
Gina Bono Andrews
Ashima Arora
David A. Baay
Hon. Jacqueline Baly
Sherry Bankhead
Byron Barclay
Horacio Barrera
John Beckworth
Bradley J. Benoit
Hon. Levi Benton
James M. Bettis
Lou Thompson Black
John M. Black
John S. Black
Ileana Blanco
Henry Blum
Stephen Boutros
Maria W. Boyce
Ken Breitbeil
Monty Briscoe
Hon. Scott Brister
Jeb Brown
Hon. Tony Buzbee
Joseph Callier
Stephen Carroll
Daragh Carter
John Chapoton
Vance Christopher
Meredith Clark
Zack Clement
Rachel Giesber Clingman
Scarlett Collings
Katie Colody
Kelly Conklin
Tom Conner
Collin Cox
Mario Davila, Jr.
Jeffrey S. Davis
Alistair B. Dawson
Tonja De Sloover
J. Christopher Dean
Mano DeAyala
Stephen Dillard
Susanna Dokupil
Hon. Dan Downey
James Eloi Doyle
Jeremy Doyle
Grant Dunwoody
Darlene Dymond
Andrew M. Edison
Kelley Edwards
Gene Egdorf
Joanne M. Ericksen
Charles  Eskridge
Laura Favaloro
Steve Fernelius
Sammy Ford IV
Adam & Abbe Forman
Hon. Wanda Fowler
Robin Gibbs
Jason Gibson
Chris Gillett
Mark K. Glasser
Jim Grace
Hon. Diane M. Guariglia
E. Lee Haag
Fred Hagans
Amy Sladczyk Hancock
Chris Hanslik
Julie Hardin
Rusty Hardin
Warren Harris
Michael A. Hawash
Mike Hays
Ed & Dennis Heller
Charlie Henke
Richard Hinojosa
J.L. “Larry” Hinojosa
Daniel Horowitz III
Melvin Houston
Nomaan Husain
Hon. John A. Hutchison III
Dale Jefferson
Bernard G. Johnson
Frank G. Jones
W. Russ Jones
Jeff Joyce
Preston Kamin
Joe Kennedy
Paul B. Kerlin
John Kim
Betsy King
Tom Kirkendall
Seth Kretzer
Kristin Kruse
Layne Kruse
Heather Kathleen Kubiak
Jeff Kubin
Julianne Kugle
Mark Lanier
Keith Lawyer
Jared I. Levinthal
Hon. Scott Link
Lance Lubel
Erin Lunceford
Robert S.MacIntyre
Katherine Mackillop
Cort Maddux
William P. Maines
Christopher W. Martin
Dwayne Massey
Guy E. Matthews
Danielle Harsany Maya
Kate McConnico
Hon. David Medina
William R. Merrill
Laina Miller
Hon. Patrick W. Mizell
Jacob Montilijo Monty
Steve Munisteri
Garland Murphy
George B. Murr
Matthew J. Mussalli
Alice Jane ONeill
John O’Neill
Dudley Oldham
Robert W. Painter
William Pakalka
Chris Pappas
John M. Parras
Amy Blanchard Parsons
Stephen   Pate
Thomas W. Paterson
Jim M. Perdue
Nicole Perdue
Brent Perry
Kara Stauffer Philbin
Michael Phillips
John Wesley Raley
Joanna Walker Raynes
Harry M. Reasoner
David C. Redford
James A. Reeder
Cynthia D. Rendon
Chris Reynolds
Mindy M. Riseden
Cristina Espinosa Rodriguez
Hon. Reece Rondon
Marcy Rothman
Carolyn Russell
Allen Rustay & Jennifer Rustay
Maidie Ryan
Edgar Saldivar
Dax Sanders
Mike Schofield
Newton B. Schwartz
J. Todd Shields
Ken Shortreed
Hannah Sibiski
Kathy Silver
Reagan W. Simpson
Paul F. Simpson
Joe Slovacek
Hon. J. Bradley Smith
Ross Spence
Chris A. Stacy
Lias J. “Jeff” Steen
Cindy & Tom Sternberg
Tom Stilwell
Sam Stubbs
Hon. Kent Sullivan
John F. Sullivan III
S.J. Swanson
Erin Swanson
Hugh Tanner
Thomas L. Taylor
Tom Van Arsdel
Baiju Vasani
Leo Vasquez
Tony L. Visage
Jason Walker
Charles Walker, Jr.
Rob Waltman
Dick Watt
Chris Watt
Wes Wauson
Mark Wege
Michael West
Jason E. Williams
Larry P. Wilson
William Wood
Hon. Jeff Work
Don Worley
Earnest Wotring
David E. Wynne
Kenneth R. Wynne
Michael Wynne
Paul Yetter
Roger T. Yokubaitis
Jerry M. Young
John Zavitsanos

 

Judge Ward’s campaign is supported by more than 100 Houston law firms:

Abraham Watkins Nichols Sorrels Agosto & Friend
Adams & Reese, LLP
Ahmad Zavitsanos Anaipakos Alavi & Mensing, PC
Andrews & Kurth Texas PAC
Andrews Myers, PC
Baker & Hostetler LLP
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Baker Botts Amicus Fund
Beck Redden LLP
Beirne Maynard & Parsons LLP
BoyarMiller
Bracewell & Giuliani PAC
Buck Keenan LLP
Callier & Garza, L.L.P.
Campbell Harrison & Dagley LLP
Cardwell & Chang PLLC
Chamberlain Hrdlicka
Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee
Cokinos Bosien & Young PC
Dean Law Firm
DLA Piper
Doyle Restrepo Harvin & Robbins LLP
Eberstein & Witherite LLP
Eggleston & Briscoe, LLP
Emmons & Jackson, PC
Engvall & Lopez, LLP
Faubus & Scarborough LLP
Fernelius Alvarez PLLC
Fisher Boyd Brown & Huguenard LLP
Fleming & Associates LLP
Fulbright & Jaworski Texas Committee
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Gibbs & Bruns, L.L.P.
Gray Reed & McGraw PC
Hall Maines Lugrin, P.C.
Harrison, Bettis, Staff, McFarland & Weems, LLP
Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP
Haynes & Boone PAC
Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering, P.C.
Heard Robins Cloud LLP
Henke Law Firm, LLP
Hennessy & Associates
Hicks Thomas LLP
Hirsch & Westheimer, PC
Hogan Lovells
Hoover Slovacek LLP
Hughes Roch LLP
Jackson Walker LLP PAC
John H. Kim & Associates PC
Johnson, Trent, West & Taylor LLP
Jones Walker LLP
Joyce McFarland + McFarland LLP
Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, PC
Kelly & Smith, PC
Levinthal Wilkins & Nguyen, PLLC
Leyh Payne & Mallia
Locke Lord LLP
Looper Reed & McGraw PC
MacIntyre, McCulloch, Stanfield & Young LLP
Martin Disiere Jefferson & Wisdom LLP
Matthews Lawson PLLC
McFall, Breitbeil & Smith, PC
McGinnis Lochridge & Kilgore, LLP
Moriarty Law Firm
Nathan Sommers Jacobs
Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall, LLP
Olson & Olson, LLP
Oweyssi Law Firm PLLC
Perdue Kidd & Vickery LLP
Phillips & Akers, PC
Pierce & O’Neill LLP
Porter & Hedges
Raley & Bowick LLP
Rapp & Krock, PC
Reed Smith LLP
Reynolds, Frizzell, Doyle Allen & Oldham, LLP
Sanders Willyard LLP
Sanford Kuhl Hagan Kugle Parker Kahn LLP
Schiffer Odom Hicks & Johnson, PLLC
Schwartz, Junell, Greenberg & Oathout, LLP
Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein & Alvarado, PC
Siegmyer, Oshman & Bissinger
Simon Herbert McClelland & Stiles LLP
Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, LLP
Snow Spence Green LLP
Sprott, Rigby, Newsom, Robbins & Lunceford, PC
Strasburger & Price, LLP
Strother Law Firm
Susman Godfrey LLP
Swanson Law Firm, PLLC
Tekell, Book, Allen & Morris, L.L.P.
The Posey Law Firm, PC
Thompson & Knight PAC
Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons LLP
Thurlow & Associates, PC
Vinson & Elkins Texas PAC
Vujasinovic & Beckcom, P.L.L.C.
Walter Fisher & Associates
Ware, Jackson, Lee & Chambers, LLP
Watt Beckworth Thompson & Henneman LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg LLP
Winstead PAC
Wynne & Wynne LLP
Yetter Coleman LLP
Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern & Wise, PC

Judge Ward has also received endorsements from the following groups:

  • C Club of Houston
  • Houston Police Officers Union (HPOU)
  • Harris County Deputies’ Organization (HCDO)
  • Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston

… and more to come, with many groups doing their endorsements closer to Election Day!