The Honorable Michael Massengale
Justice, First Court of Appeals; Children's Commission Senior Judicial Advisor

Justice Michael Massengale was appointed to the First Court of Appeals by Gov. Rick Perry in 2009. He was elected in 2010 and re-elected to a full term in 2012. Previously he was a partner in the trial department of Baker Botts L.L.P. He is board certified in civil appellate law and an elected member of the American Law Institute. Justice Massengale is the former chair of the Children’s Commission Training Committee and currently serves as Senior Judicial Advisor.