Thank You to My Supporters!


Most recent endorsements appear first

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Jeff for almost 20 years and worked closely with him as a law partner. Jeff personifies the judgment, intellect, and temperament that Texans expect and deserve in a jurist on the state’s highest civil court.

Victor Alcorta, Former Legal Counsel and Policy Advisor to Governors Bush and Perry

Jeff Boyd works tirelessly to study and learn all that he can about the issues in each case. He carefully considers the arguments in determining what he believes the law requires. Texans would do well to have such a dedicated practitioner continue to serve on their highest civil court.

Andrea L. Fair

I have known Justice Jeff Boyd long before he was a Justice. I was his supervising partner at Thompson & Knight when he was a young associate, and Jeff impressed us all with his scholarship, integrity, and work ethic. He has served on the Texas Supreme Court with distinction and I highly endorse him for another term on the Court.

Debbie Alsup, Civil appellate attorney

I have been practicing law in Texas for nearly 30 years and I have appeared before many judges throughout the State. Judge Boyd is the model of what we want in a judge. He is smart, prepared, unbiased, hard-working, courteous and, most importantly for the citizens of Texas and practitioners like me, he knows and follows the rule of law. Texas is fortunate to have a jurist with the integrity and skill of Judge Boyd.

E. F. Mano DeAyala

Justice Jeff Boyd is a champion for the Texas Constitution with an unparalleled dedication to preserving our system of government by applying the law as written. I worked directly with Justice Boyd when he served as Chief of Staff to Governor Perry. His leadership, understanding of Texas legal issues, and dedication to Texas public service are inspiring.

Kara Belew, former Budget Director to Governor Abbott and Senior Education Advisor to Governor Perry

Over the years, I have had the pleasure of getting to know Justice Boyd not only as a renowned public servant and colleague, but also as a mentor, a family man, and a friend. He is fiercely analytical, dedicated, and fair. When there is a difficult decision before SCOTX, he is the person you want sitting in one of those nine chairs.

Tricia “TJ” Jackson, Renewable Energy Attorney

Justice Jeff Boyd has a proven record of judicial competence and capability. I endorse and support his candidacy because he is good for Texas.

Bill Jones

Justice Boyd is the epitome of a servant leader. His highest priorities are preserved in faith, family and public service. We need Justice Boyd to remain on the Court to ensure the rule of law remains a cornerstone of our democracy.

Victor A. Flores, Texas Attorney and Marine Corps Veteran

He gives me food and sometimes sneaks me into the courtroom. Plus, I don’t want him to have to change my name. So, yeah.

Bailiff, the Sheepadoodle

I have known Justice Jeff Boyd since we were law clerks for Fifth Circuit Judge Thomas M. Reavley. Justice Boyd, like Judge Reavley, is honest, hard-working, and of great intellect. He deserves another term on the Texas Supreme Court and I am pleased to support his re-election.

Alex Wilson Albright, Civil appellate attorney

Justice Boyd has all of the best qualities that you could ask for in a judge: top-notch legal reasoning, congeniality, and deep dedication to public service. He has served Texas well. I am proud to endorse him for the Texas Supreme Court.

April Farris

Justice Boyd possesses an evident belief that it is not his role as a jurist or the Court’s role to pick “winners and losers;” instead, he conscientiously applies the law to the facts before him without bias.

Scott Field

Justice Boyd is the quintessential justice. He is committed to the rule of law and works very hard to ensure that the Court’s opinions are of the highest quality. I am proud to support him for another term as Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.

Marcy Hogan Greer

For Justice Jeff Boyd, “justice” is his calling card as well as his official title. He stands for justice, plain and simple. It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, rich or poor, educated or illiterate, bon vivant or outcast, justice always flows from Justice Boyd’s work. He is the epitome of a Supreme Court judge.

Mark Lanier

Justice Boyd is an excellent, fair, and hardworking justice who deserves re-election. As a civil appellate lawyer, I watch most of the Texas Supreme Court’s proceedings, and I find that Justice Boyd often asks some of the toughest questions of both sides no matter the issue. I am honored to endorse him.

Raffi Melkonian

Justice Boyd is smart, hard-working, experienced, and fair. He is highly respected by the lawyers who know the Court well, and he has earned our vote.

Connie Pfeiffer

It is without reservation that I endorse Justice Jeff Boyd for re-election to the Texas Supreme Court. Justice Boyd is smart and hardworking and, most of all, a man of integrity. He is unwavering in his judicial philosophy and committed to the neutral application of the law.

Lisa Hobbs, Texas appellate attorney

Justice Boyd is a man of integrity who sees his service on the Texas Supreme Court as just that – service. He seeks to serve his fellow Texans by considering all of the arguments that come before him, writing legal opinions that apply the law as written, and working to strengthen for the rule of law in Texas.

Leah Davis, Estate & trust planning & business formation attorney

I have been acquainted with Justice Boyd for a number of years and we are fortunate to have a lawyer of his qualifications serve us on the Texas Supreme Court.

Tom Riney, Complex civil litigation attorney

I have had the opportunity to practice before Justice Boyd at the Texas Supreme Court. He is fair minded and thoughtful in his decisions, seeking to serve the citizens of Texas. I am honored to support his campaign for re-election.

Elizabeth Hill, Civil appellate, commercial litigation, & vineyard/winery law attorney

Justice Boyd is intellectually sound and a person of the highest ethics.

Kent Hance, Administrative law, government relations & corporate attorney

Justice Boyd has been a strong justice with an exceptional ability to rule based on the law as written. His work ethic and fairness make him a must for re-election to the Supreme Court of Texas.

Dan Sciano, Plaintiffs & personal injury trial lawye

Justice Boyd is an experienced, fair, and proven jurist. His track record on the Texas Supreme Court shows he follows the law and has unquestionable integrity. I am honored to endorse Justice Boyd for reelection.

Warren Harris, Civil appellate lawyer & former President, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society

Not only has Justice Boyd done a fine job as a justice on the Supreme Court of Texas, but throughout his six years on the court, he has tirelessly traveled across the state to enhance the understanding of the court and of our legal system.

Lynne Liberato, Civil appellate attorney & former President, State Bar of Texas

Justice Boyd’s 100% dedication and complete preparation is evident every time one appears for oral argument. His opinions for the Court are thorough and end with the conclusion dictated by the law. He is a great judge for all the people of Texas.

Marie Yeates, Civil appellate attorney & recipient of Texas Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Award

Justice Boyd is a man of great integrity who brings to the bench a keen intellect and a strong commitment to fairness and the rule of law. No one could better serve our State and its highest court.

Marianne Auld, Civil appellate and trial attorney

Justice Boyd is a former colleague while he was in private practice. Politically we are not always aligned. In terms of fairness, experience, and qualifications to serve on our highest court in Texas Justice Boyd is well qualified and I fully support him. Justice Boyd was a very talented trial lawyer and was an advocate for the jury system. Our judiciary is well served with Judges who have stepped in front of juries and argued for their client. Such experience provides perspective that can only be obtained with actual trial experience.

Greg Curry, Complex commercial litigation attorney

Justice Boyd’s extensive experience as an appellate lawyer together with his great intellect and work ethic make him an outstanding jurist. We are very fortunate to have Justice Boyd as a member of our Texas Supreme Court, and I am proud to endorse his candidacy for another term.

Nina Cortell, Civil appellate and trial attorney

In the span of only seven years on the Texas Supreme Court, Justice Jeff Boyd has become one of the most respected judges in the state—and deservedly so. His integrity, scholarship, independence, and commitment to impartially applying the law is unsurpassed. I am honored to endorse Justice Boyd for re-election to the Texas Supreme Court.

John Cayce, Civil appellate attorney & former Chief Justice, Second Court of Appeals

Justice Jeff Boyd has been a stalwart on the Texas Supreme Court, exemplifying a continuing legacy of service to Texas with integrity and professionalism. I am honored to support his re-election.

Brian Newby, Commercial litigator, administrative law & government affairs

Justice Boyd is impartial, fair, thorough, and intellectually balanced in the way he approaches the law. He is, has been, and will continue to be an outstanding Justice.

Rusty Hardin, Civil and criminal trial lawyer

I've known Jeff for a number of years. I'm pleased he committed himself to public service as Justice on our Texas Supreme Court. Texas is well-served.

Craig Enoch, Civil appellate attorney & former Justice, Supreme Court of Texas

Without reservation, I'm happy to endorse Justice Jeff Boyd for re-election and support his re-election campaign.

Dale Wainwright, Civil appellate attorney & former Justice, Supreme Court of Texas

The work of the Texas Supreme Court requires expertise, not partisanship. Over the last six years, Justice Jeff Boyd has shown he has the legal insight, work ethic, and independent judgment needed to perform that work faithfully on behalf of all Texans.

Scott Brister, Civil appellate attorney & former Justice, Supreme Court of Texas

Justice Boyd is the model for what a judge should be--smart, hardworking, and keenly aware that the law must be applied as written, not legislated from the bench. A devoted family man, community leader and outstanding jurist, Jeff has earned our trust—and our vote.

Harriet O’Neill, Arbitrator, mediator, civil appellate & trial attorney & former Justice, Supreme Court of Texas

Justice Boyd is learned in the law. He has served Texas and the Supreme Court with great honor and intellect. I recommend all Texans to help re-elect him to the Texas Supreme Court.

David Medina, Civil appellate and trial attorney & former Justice, Supreme Court of Texas

Justice Boyd is doing an outstanding job on the Court. He should be re-elected.

Raul A. Gonzalez, Arbitrator, mediator, & former Justice, Supreme Court of Texas

Justice Jeff Boyd has served Texas well during his six years on its Supreme Court. His record reflects his exceptional legal ability and deep personal commitment to fair and evenhanded justice for all. I am honored to endorse him for re-election.

Phil Johnson, Civil appellate attorney & former Justice, Texas Supreme Court

Justice Boyd is fair, impartial, hardworking, and faithful to the Constitution and laws of Texas. Texans should retain this extraordinary jurist on the Supreme Court of Texas.

Wallace Jefferson, Civil appellate attorney & former Chief Justice, Texas Supreme Court

In the midst of the partisanship defining our national politics, Justice Jeff Boyd has emerged as a shining example of the best of Texas: principled, hard-working, and dedicated to excellence. Justice Boyd believed in me and my potential, and during my time at the Court he actively sought out diverse opinions and perspectives. I am proud to have served as his law clerk, and Texans should be proud to have him on the Texas Supreme Court.

Paige Duggins-Clay, Education & civil rights attorney

Justice Boyd epitomizes what all lawyers and Texans should want in a Supreme Court justice: he’s fair and impartial, intelligent, hardworking, intellectually honest, and above all a man of integrity. He deserves our support and our vote.

Robby Alden, Plaintiffs personal injury & business disputes trial lawyer

Justice Boyd served with me for more than ten years in an organization dedicated to improving legal services. Throughout that time, he was a dedicated advocate for fairness in the legal system and ensuring that everyone in Texas could truly access the courts. While he is undoubtedly one of the smartest people I know in the legal field, he is also even handed and willing to really listen to differing viewpoints. He is everything that a Supreme Court Justice should be. I am honored to consider him my friend and heartily endorse him for another term at the Supreme Court.

Jeff Edwards, Plaintiffs civil rights & personal injury trial lawyer

Justice Boyd is the kind of judge we Texans need on our Supreme Court. His hard work and diligent preparation are always obvious in the perceptive questions he asks from the bench and even more so in his written opinions. More importantly, he has demonstrated through his decisions that he has no favorites and no agenda, but instead is committed to simply applying the law fairly and impartially to every case the Court hears.

Thomas Phillips, Civil appellate attorney & former Chief Justice, Texas Supreme Court