January 7, 2015
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Cindy Bourland of Round Rock as justice of the 3rd Court of Appeals for a term to expire at the 2016 general election.
Bourland is an attorney and president of Bourland Law Firm PC. She is a past partner at Merica and Bourland PC and Hance Scarborough LLP in Austin. She is a member of the Williamson County Bar Association, Travis County Women Lawyers Association and Brazos River Authority Board of Directors, and a member and foundation life fellow of the Austin Bar Association and State Bar of Texas. She is past president of the Austin Young Lawyers Association and a past member of the Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court. She is a member of the Southwestern University Board of Visitors, Capital IDEA of Williamson County and Palm Valley Lutheran Church Personnel Committee. She is also a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International, a volunteer for the Round Rock YMCA, a member of the Old Settlers Association of Williamson County, and a graduate of Leadership Round Rock and Leadership Austin.
Bourland received a bachelor’s degree from Southwestern University and law degree from The University of Texas School of Law.