Which responsibility of a Justice, Court of Appeals, is your highest priority and why?

Cindy Olson Bourland

Justice, Place 2


Giving the cases on our docket a thorough, fair, and impartial review to make sure there were no errors of law in the proceedings below. It is also important to resolve cases as quickly as possible, without sacrificing thoroughness, so that the parties are not waiting for years on an outcome. I never lose sight of the fact that each case we handle (and we handle both civil and criminal appeals) directly impacts the life of someone who lives in our 24-county district, and often all Texans.