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Seventeenth Judicial District - District Judge

Honorable Donald W. Marshall

Retention year: 2000
Recommendation: Retain

The Seventeenth Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance unanimously recommends that Judge Donald W. Marshall, Jr. BE RETAINED.

Judge Marshall was appointed to the District Court bench in 1986. Prior to this judicial appointment, Judge Marshall was in the private practice of law with specialization in oil, gas and commercial litigation.

He is currently assigned to handle the Domestic Relations division, but has extensive knowledge and experience presiding over criminal and civil cases. The surveys indicate he is a knowledgeable and efficient jurist. He received good marks for being well prepared and explaining courtroom procedures.

The Commission received written responses from the court personnel, litigants, law enforcement, special advocates, and victims of crimes and jurors. The non-attorney group voted 75% to retain Judge Marshall, 5% recommend that he not be retained and 20% had no opinion. Of the attorney responses received, 78% voted to retain Judge Marshall, 15% voted not to retain and 7% had no opinion.