Delonia Watson (Democrat Candidate)
Delonia Watson is an attorney in private practice, primarily focusing on federal appeals and sentencings, as well as civil and probate matters. She served as assistant U.S. attorney in the Northern District of Texas Appellate Section for 15 years, and was also an assistant district attorney in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office.
Watson received a bachelor’s degree from MIT and a law degree from Harvard University. She has been licensed by the State Bar of Texas since 1984.
Dabney Bassel (Republican Candidate)
Dabney Bassel is an attorney in private appellate practice. He was formerly an appellate, litigation and bankruptcy attorney at Bassel and Wilcox PLLC, and an appellate and litigation attorney at Law Snakard and Gambill PC. He also served as a briefing attorney to Justice Ted Akin on the Texas Fifth Court of Appeals.
Bassel received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University and a law degree from Baylor University. He has been licensed by the State Bar of Texas since 1983 and is board certified in civil appellate law.
Bassel has been endorsed by TLRPAC.