Honorable Judge Jared Robinson

In November 2018, 405th District Judge Michelle Slaughter was elected to the Texas Criminal Court of Appeals vacating the bench at the beginning of 2019. Among dozens of qualified and experienced candidates, Governor Greg Abbott appointed Judge Robinson to the bench where he was unanimously confirmed by the Texas Senate and sworn into office on March 18, 2019. Since taking the bench, Judge Robinson has been administering justice in Galveston County and upholding the Texas and United States Constitutions.

State of Texas (2007)
United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
Army Court of Criminal Appeals

Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana Juris Doctor Received (2007)
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (2001)

Judge, 405th Judicial District Court (2018-Present)

  • Appointed by Governor Greg Abbott and unanimously confirmed by the Texas Senate
  • Sworn into office on March 18, 2018

Partner, Jones Robinson LLP (2014-2018)

  • Criminal Defense, Criminal Appeals, Personal Injury, Business Defense, Oil and Gas litigation, and Guardian Ad Litem law.

Galveston County District Attorney’s Office (2008-2013)

  • Felony Court Chief, 122nd District Court
  • Felony 2nd Chair, 212th, 405th, 122nd District Courts
  • Felony 3rd Chair, 122nd and 212th District Courts
  • Prosecutor for Galveston County HOPE Drug Court
  • Misdemeanor and Juvenile prosecutor

Honorable Chet D. Traylor, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court Judicial Intern, Spring 2006
  • Drafted Writ Reports, Reviewed Writ Petitions, Conducted Legal Research, Maintained Writ Petition Filing System

Bronze Star Nominee, Recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards)

Louisiana Army National Guard, Command Judge Advocate, 256th Infantry Brigade (Major/O4)

Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Camp Liberty, Iraq

  • March 2004 – September 2005
  • Staff Judge Advocate Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Operational Law, Detainee Operations and Foreign Claims Operations
  • Processed over 1000 detainees; Ensured nearly 600 detainees went to trial; Taught Law of War, Human Rights, Rules of Engagement and Evidence collection classes to more than 6000 U. S. soldiers and nearly 1000 Iraqi Police and Iraqi Army soldiers; Assisted in the creation of a criminal and civil court system which is controlled and managed by Iraqi Justices and Attorneys; Disbursed over one million dollars in Foreign Claims money to citizens of Iraq

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