TLR Statement on the Retirement of Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION—September 5, 2014
Contact: Lucy Nashed
(Houston, TX) Texans for Lawsuit Reform issued the following statement on the announcement of retirement by Texas Supreme Court Justice Wallace Jefferson. TLR President Richard J. Trabulsi, Jr., said:
“Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson is a nationally respected jurist whose incisive legal thinking and commitment to conservative principles of law have helped make the Texas Supreme Court one of the most respected appellate courts in the nation. Chief Justice Jefferson worked to assure that a fair, balanced and predictable civil justice system is available to every citizen while increasing public transparency and streamlining court processes.
Wallace Jefferson is a great Texan whose work on the Texas Supreme Court has been significant, and we in TLR value and appreciate his many years of excellent service.”
TLR is the largest civil justice reform organization in Texas and the most successful tort reform group in the nation. TLR is a bipartisan, volunteer-led coalition with more than 17,000 supporters residing in 818 Texas communities and representing 1,266 different businesses, professions and trades.