October 7, 2013
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Marc Brown of Houston as justice of the 14th Court of Appeals for a term to expire at the next general election.
Brown is judge of the 180th Criminal District Court in Harris County. He is a guest lecturer on Fourth Amendment law and a former Harris County assistant district attorney. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, Harris County Juvenile Probation Department Board, Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts Development Council, and Houston Downtown Optimist Club. He is also a past member of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association, the 2003 recipient of the Texas Narcotics Officers Association’s Texas Prosecutor of the Year, and board secretary of Frisky Paws Animal Rescue.
Brown received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.