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Perry appoints Pittman as judge of 352nd Judicial District Court

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Mark Pittman, an enforcement attorney in the Fort Worth office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Perry as judge of the 352nd Judicial District Court in Tarrant County for a term to expire at the 2016 general election. He will replace Bonnie Sudderth, judge of the 352nd Judicial District Court in Tarrant Count, who was appointed by Perry as justice of the 2nd Court of Appeals.

Pittman currently serves as a special assistant in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas. He is a past senior attorney for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Dallas Regional Office, past assistant in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas and a past trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, Commercial Litigation Branch. Pittman previously served as a civil litigation attorney with Kelly, Hart and Hallman LLP, as law clerk to Judge Eldon B. Mahon of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas Fort Worth Division, and was an assistant in the general counsel office of Gov. George W. Bush.

He is a member of the Tarrant County Bar Association, secretary of the Texas Radiation Advisory Board and vice president and a founding member of the Tarrant County (Fort Worth) Chapter of the Federalist Society. He also served as a member of the Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court, Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association and American Bar Association. Pittman received a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

Betty Dillard  

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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