The Honorable April Farris (R)

Last modified on: 05-21-2024 14:16:31

(First Appellate District)

Entered Office: 01-01-2021 Term Ends: 12-31-2028 District: 4

General Information

Home Town: Houston

Personal Information

April Farris of Houston is a justice on the first court of appeals, where she has served since January 2021. Previously, she was an appellate litigation partner at Yetter Coleman LLP and served as an assistant solicitor general for the Texas Solicitor Generalís Office. She is an editorial board member for The Advocate, executive committee member for the Garland R. Walker Inn of Court, and an honorary board member for Houston's Christian Legal Society. Additionally, she is a member of the American Law Institute, Texas State Bar Appellate Section, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, and the Texas Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee, life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, and volunteer as a National Association of Women Judges mentor judge for female Afghan refugee judges. Farris received a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Abilene Christian University and Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Office Information

place 4

Contact and Phone Numbers

First Appellate District
301 Fannin
Houston, TX 77002-2066
(713) 274-2700
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