Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Derbha Jones as Judge of the 467th Judicial District Court in Denton County, effective January 1, 2021, for a term set to expire on December 31, 2022, or until her successor shall be duly elected and qualified.
Derbha Jones of Sanger is a solo practice attorney in Denton. She is board certified in Family Law and Child Welfare Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, and is a board member of its Child Protection Section and a member of the Family Law Section.
Additionally, she is a Fellow of the State Bar College of Texas and a member of the Texas Association of Family Law Specialists, Denton County Bar Association, and the Dallas Bar Association.
She is a board member of the Denton Housing Authority and Legal Aid of Northwest Texas. Jones received a Bachelor of Science from Northeast Louisiana University and a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law.