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|Current Court Information:|
|Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals|
|Past position:||District 193 Court Judge|
|Past term:||Before joining appellate court|
|Law School:||University of Notre Dame Law School|
|Grad. School:||University of Kansas|
Michael J. O'Neill is a judge on the Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals. He ran unopposed and was elected to this position in the November 3, 1998 election. His current term ends on December 31, 2016.
Justice O'Neill has an extensive background in mathematics. Prior to entering law school at Northwestern in 1971, Justice O'Neill had already earned his B.S. in mathematics from M.I.T. and his Ph.D in mathematics from the University of Kansas. His doctoral thesis was entitled "Semi-Fredholm Operators in von Neumann Algebras." He has taught math classes at multiple universities.
Justice O'Neill entered law school at Northwestern, but he later transferred to the University of Notre Dame Law School.
After graduating from law school, Justice O'Neill moved to Dallas, where he worked in private practice, primarily in the fields of business and civil litigation. His judicial career includes service as presiding judge of the Civil District Courts of Dallas County, and then as judge of the 193rd Judicial District Court in Dallas County.
O'Neill was re-elected after running unopposed. 
- See also: Texas judicial elections, 2010