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Statement Regarding Gov. Abbott’s Intention to Appoint Blacklock to Texas Supreme Court

November 27, 2017
Contact: Lucy Nashed

AUSTIN – Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR) today issued the following statement regarding Gov. Greg Abbott’s intention to appoint Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court:

“Jimmy Blacklock is a serious lawyer whose background and skill will allow him to make an immediate and lasting impact on the Texas Supreme Court,” TLR General Counsel Lee Parsley said. “Through his work at the highest levels of state and federal government, including serving President George W. Bush and in the Texas Attorney General and Governor’s offices, he has handled some of Texas’ most important and challenging legal issues. His career reflects his strong commitment to public service, the Constitution and the rule of law. He will make an excellent addition to Texas' highest court.”