Judge Bruce King

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Friday, 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

Physical Address:
431 Vinton Rd.
Space A
Vinton, Texas
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Mailing Address:
P.O. BOX 1936
Canutillo, Texas 79835
Phone (915) 886-2598
Fax (915) 886-2599
bdking@epcounty.com

Constable Precinct #7
R. Angela Sommers

Justice of the Peace 7

  • Judge Bruce King Biography
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  • Education:
  • -The University of Texas at El Paso: Master's of Business Administration, August 2004
  • -The University of Texas at El Paso: Bachelor's of Business Administration, 1973, Major: Business, Minor: Finance
  • -Colorado State University Paralegal Course, 1990
  • -Fifteen courses conducted by the Texas Justice Court Training Center
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  • Qualifications and Experience:
  • -Studied general business, including Business Law, Accounting, Micro and Macro Economics, Statistics, Computer Information Systems, Corporate Strategy, Budgeting, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Production and Operations Management, Finance, and the creation and use of databases
  • -Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with state officials, county officials, constituents, and litigants
  • -Completed additional graduate level course, "Publishing on the Internet," offered by the UTEP's Department of English.
  • -Created Web sites for The University of Texas at El Paso Department of Economics and for St. Martin's Press, New York, New York
  • -Two writings published in Working the Web: A Student's Guide by Carol Lea Clark published by Harcourt Brace College Publishers
  • -Received numerous letters and awards commending efforts to keep children in school
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  • 1988 - Present
  • Justice of the Peace, Pct. 7, P1. 1, El Paso County, El Paso, Texas [an elected position] Judge, Justice Court # 7, El Paso County, Texas
  • -Adjudicate criminal and civil causes presented before the court
  • -Create and administer annual budgets
  • -Collect and distribute fines and court costs as required by Texas law
  • -Supervise seven El Paso County employees [court clerks]
  • -15.5 years experience as Justice of the Peace
  • -Keep detailed and accurate accounting records
  • -Operate a nine-computer network; use various software programs including Microsoft Office and computer databases for the court
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  • 1980 - 1988
  • President and Controller, Del Rey Enterprises, El Paso, Texas
  • -Member of board of directors
  • -Created computer-based accounting and database systems
  • -Supervised accounting and database systems including budgeting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and federal and state tax reporting
  • -Audited the accounting function of organization
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  • 1977 - 1980
  • District Manager, Pat Ryan and Associates, Chicago, Illinois
  • -Consulted with new car dealers to develop profit centers
  • -Recruited and trained personnel
  • -Developed marketing skills of personnel
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  • 1966 - 1969
  • Military
  • Active duty, United States Army, Ft. Bliss, Texas - 1969 -1973; Texas Army National Guard, El Paso, Texas
  • -Honorably discharged as a Captain
  • -Served as adjutant, motor officer, platoon leader, and battery commanding officer
  • -Top Secret Security Clearance, Prefix E, Field Artillery and Air Defense Artillery
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