Texas Gov. Perry Sends Chief Of Staff To State High Court

Law360, Dallas (November 26, 2012, 3:41 PM EST) -- Gov. Rick Perry on Monday announced he has appointed his chief of staff, Jeffrey S. Boyd, the newest justice on the Texas Supreme Court, where on Dec. 3 he will fill the seat vacated in September by Justice Dale Wainwright.

Boyd has been the governor’s chief of staff since October 2011, and served nine months as the governor’s general counsel before the promotion. He also worked for the state attorney general’s office for three years, but spent most of his career in private practice with Thompson...
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