A&M-Commerce Alum Appointed to Preside over 73rd District Court

In February, Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Marialyn Barnard to the 73rd Judicial District Court in Bexar County for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024. Barnard is a 1983 graduate of East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University-Commerce), double-majoring in English and Political Sciences. She received her Juris Doctorate from the St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1992. Prior to her appointment, Barnard, who lives in San Antonio, worked as a consulting attorney for small businesses and is the former Bexar County Commissioner for Precinct 3. She also served on the Fourth Court of Appeals for 10 years.