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|Current Court Information:|
|Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Rick Perry|
|Past post:||District 283 Court Judge|
|Past term:||Before joining appellate court|
|Law School:||Baylor University|
|Candidate for:||Fifth District Court of Appeals|
|Election information 2012:|
|Primary date:||May 29, 2012|
|Election date:||November 6, 2012|
Molly Francis is a judge on the Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals. She was appointed to this position by Governor Perry in September of 2001. She was re-elected on November 6, 2012 for a term that expires on December 31, 2018.
Justice Francis earned her law degree from Baylor University.
From 1981-1982 Justice Warren worked as a briefing attorney for Judge James Warren of the First Court of Appeals in Houston. She then spent one year working as in the District Attorney's office in Dallas before going into private practice. Justice Francis joined the bench in 1990 as a judge on County Criminal Court No. 9. She was later appointed by then-governor George W. Bush to the 283rd Judicial District Court. She worked in this capacity until September of 2001, when she was appointed to the Fifth District Court of Appeals by governor Rick Perry.
- See also: Texas judicial elections, 2012