June 13, 2014
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Ernie McClendon of Livingston as judge of the 258th Judicial District Court in Polk, San Jacinto and Trinity Counties for a term to expire at the next general election.
McClendon is an attorney in private practice and former Polk County Attorney. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Livingston Rotary Club Board of Directors. He is a founding member of the Boys and Girls Club of Livingston County Board of Directors, a sponsor of the Don’t Meth With Me program in Polk County and past Polk and Tyler County district director for the Boy Scouts of America. He is also a sponsor, past director and past coach for the Livingston Youth Baseball Association. He served in the U.S. Navy.
McClendon received a bachelor’s degree and law degree from Baylor University.