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The Honorable Rebeca Aizpuru Huddle
Deputy Chair; Justice, Supreme Court of Texas
Justice Rebeca Aizpuru Huddle was appointed to the Supreme Court of Texas by Governor Greg Abbott in October 2020 and elected to a full term in 2022. A native of El Paso, she earned her undergraduate degree in political science at Stanford University and taught Spanish for a year before returning to Texas to attend law school. She earned her J.D. at the University of Texas School of Law and graduated with honors.
Before entering public service, Justice Huddle practiced law at Baker Botts L.L.P., handling litigation matters ranging from individual personal injury cases to complex commercial and shareholder disputes and appeals. In 2011, she was appointed to serve as a justice on the Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas. She returned to Baker Botts as a partner in 2017, to resume her practice in commercial litigation and appeals.
Justice Huddle is the Deputy Chair of the Children’s Commission and the Court’s Deputy Liaison to the Judicial Commission on Mental Health. She is a member of the American Law Institute and a life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Justice Huddle received the Houston Bar Association Appellate Section’s 2018 award for Outstanding Judicial Service and Leadership, and in 2019, she was named a Woman on the Move by Texas Executive Women.