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Justice Margaret "Meg" Poissant

I am grateful to have had the opportunity to serve the people of Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Waller, and Washington Counties as your Justice on the 14th Court of Appeals for the past six years. I am running for re-election and need your support.

​I understand the importance of community. In the past, as an attorney, I provided pro bono legal representation to many who would otherwise have none. I believe public service is also essential to maintaining a fair justice system, and I will always be committed to ensuring Texans equal justice.

Justices should make unbiased decisions and apply the law equally to all parties. It takes integrity and experience to render impartial, well-reasoned opinions. My tenure on the Bench, as well as my prior experience representing clients for 33 years in both civil and criminal cases and appeals, has given me the ability to apply the law fairly.

Leadership

  • Martindale~Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating by both peers and the judiciary​
  • 2021-2022 14th Court Liaison to the Houston Bar Association Appellate Section
  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and Houston Bar Foundation
  • Co-chair of the Appellate Representation Committee of the Child Protection Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the National Association of Women Judges
  • Member of Houston Bar Association Bench/Bar Committee and HBA Law & the Media Committee
  • Member of Texas State Bar College
  • Art League Houston's Award for Presidential Excellence

About the Position

14th Court of Appeals 10-County Region

The Fourteenth Court of Appeals is composed of a Chief Justice and eight other Justices. The Court has jurisdiction over both civil and criminal cases — except for post-conviction writs of habeas corpus and death-penalty cases — in a 10-county region. Those counties in the Fourteenth Court of Appeals jurisdiction are the following: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Waller, and Washington. 

2024 Endorsements

Texas Gulf Coast AFL-CIO
Bay Area Democratic Movement
Houston Black American Democrats
Area 5 Democrats
Houston Lawyer's Association
Heights Democratic Club
Bay Area New Democrats
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