Ann McClure, Chief Justice

Yvonne Rodriguez, Justice Place #2

Gina Palafox, Justice Place #3

500 E. San Antonio
Suite 1203
El Paso, Texas 79901-2408
Phone (915) 546-2240
Fax (915) 546-2252

Court of Appeals - 8th District

  • The Eighth Court of Appeals was created by the legislature in 1911. It is an intermediate appellate court with jurisdiction over criminal and civil appeals from 17 counties. The Court is comprised of a Chief Justice, 2 Justices, an 6 member legal staff, and a secretarial/clerical staff of 6. This office is primarily funded by the state and the amounts below reflect only supplemental funds provided by the County. The Eighth Court of Appeals receives cases appealed from the District and County Courts of El Paso and the other 16 counties within it's judicial district. The panel of Judges, which preside over the court, review the cases appealed and issue opinions on these cases.