TLRPAC Endorses Terry Adams for First Court of Appeals
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION—January 21, 2020
Contact: Lucy Nashed
AUSTIN—Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC (TLRPAC) today endorsed Terry Adams of Houston in his campaign for Place 5 on the First Court of Appeals, which serves Harris and nine surrounding counties.
“Each election cycle, TLRPAC supports judicial candidates who respect the rule of law and understand the importance of a fair and efficient legal system in our state,” TLRPAC General Counsel Lee Parsley said. “With a more than 30-year career as an appellate lawyer in Texas, Terry Adams has a wealth of experience and an in-depth knowledge of the workings of our appellate court system. He is committed to upholding our Constitution, applying the laws as written, and protecting the integrity of our legal system.”
Adams received a bachelor’s degree from Denison University and a law degree from South Texas College of Law, where he served as editor of the South Texas Law Review. He began his career as a briefing attorney for Texas Supreme Court Justice Raul Gonzalez. Since then, he has focused his law practice on civil appeals in state and federal courts. Adams is admitted to practice law in all Texas courts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western districts of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Adams was named to The Best Lawyers in America (Appellate) in 2019, selected as a Texas Super Lawyer from 2011-2019 and a Top Lawyer in Houston by H Texas Magazine from 2007-2019, and rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell from 2003-2019. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee, a past member of the Supreme Court of Texas Jury Task Force, and a member of the South Texas Law Review Advisory Council. He is also a fellow of the Supreme Court of Texas Historical Society, Texas Bar Foundation and Houston Bar Foundation.
The First Court of Appeals serves 10 Houston-area counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Waller and Washington.