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Judge Bearden Honored for Education Efforts
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014

Mason County Judge, Jerry Bearden, has been honored by the Texas Judicial Academy for going the extra mile to be prepared to handle his duties as county judge.

Judge Bearden was inducted, again, as a Fellow in the Texas Judicial Academy March 20, 2014, at a reception in Lubbock, the Overton Hotel, during the 2014 Spring Judicial Education Session.

The Academy, a partnership between the Texas Tech University School of Law and the Texas Association of Counties, names as Fellows each year those judges who attain significant judicial education above that required by state law.

The educational program of the Texas Judicial Academy is overseen by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and includes instruction by higher court judges, law school faculty, as well as representatives of the Texas Probate College and the National Judicial College.

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