|Current Court Information:|
|Texas Seventh District Court of Appeals|
|Past position:||District 251 Court Judge|
|Bachelors:||Texas Tech University, 1974|
|Law School:||Texas Tech University School of Law, 1977|
|Candidate for:||Seventh District Court of Appeals|
|Election information 2012:|
|Primary date:||May 29, 2012|
|Election date:||November 6, 2012|
Patrick "Pat" Pirtle is a judge on the Texas Seventh District Court of Appeals. He has served in this position since 2006 and he was re-elected on November 6, 2012 for a term that expires on December 31, 2018.
Justice Pirtle received his bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University in 1974 and his law degree from Texas Tech School of Law in 1977.
Justice Pirtle worked in private practice at Sell & Griffin from 1977 to 1981, then at Sell, Griffin & Pirtle from 1981 to 1985. He later worked at Nickum & Pirtle from 1985 to 1987, then at Whittenburg, Whittenburg & Schachter in 1988. Leaving private practice for the bench, Justice Pirtle was a district judge for the 251st judicial district. He later took the bench on the Seventh District Court of Appeals in 2006.
- See also: Texas judicial elections, 2012
Justice Pirtle is a member of the following organizations: Texas Bar Foundation (fellow); Judicial Fellow, Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Director, Amarillo Bar Association; Director, Potter County Juvenile Board; Director, Randall County Juvenile Board; Director, Potter County Bail Bond Board; Director, Randall County Bail Bond Board; Member, Texas Bar Association; Member, American Bar Association; Member, Panhandle Family Law Association; Member, Domestic Violence Task Force.