The Honorable Ken Molberg (D)

Last modified on: 12-27-2023 15:31:02

(Fifth Appellate District)

Entered Office: 01-01-2019 Term Ends: 12-31-2030 District: 12

General Information

Profession: Judge Home Town: Dallas

Personal Information

B.A., University of North Texas w/ high honors, 1973; J.D.-Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1976

Ken Molberg is the Judge of the 95th Judicial District Court of the State of Texas. He also currently serves as the Local Administrative District Judge of Dallas County, with responsibilities for the county’s 39 district courts and other matters. He previously served as the Presiding Judge of all Civil District Courts of the county for three terms. The latter are positions to which he was elected by his colleagues.

Before taking the bench in January 2009, Judge Molberg, a graduate of SMU School of Law, was a trial lawyer for more than 33 years. He was named “Jurist of the Year” for 2017 by TX-ABOTA, the statewide organization for all Texas chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates. In 2011, he received the “Trial Judge of the Year” award from the Dallas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and he was named to the Dallas Bar Association Board of Directors for 2012, by appointment of the Association’s president. He is also the 2016 recipient of the Charles J. Murray Outstanding Jurist Award, presented annually by the Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association. He is rated as one of the higher among his 12 colleagues in the Dallas Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Poll for overall performance, legal knowledge, preparedness, temperament and demeanor, and expeditious issuance of opinions and orders.

Office Information

Place 12

Contact and Phone Numbers

(214) 712-3409
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