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Barbara Parker



 Luncheon & Networking Event featuring


Lori I. Valenzuela


Barbara Hervey

May 2nd at 11:00 AM

San Antonio Petroleum Club

Judge Barbara Parker Hervey was elected to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in November

2000. A native of New Jersey, Judge Hervey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1975 from The

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her J.D. in 1979 from St. Mary's University

School of Law, where she is currently an Adjunct Professor and a past recipient of the

Distinguished Alumni Award. Prior to becoming a judge, Judge Hervey was in private practice

for 5 years with the Law Office of M.M. Pena, Jr. of San Antonio. She was also an Assistant

Criminal District Attorney in the appellate section of the Bexar County District Attorney's Office

for 16 years. Judge Hervey has been an author and speaker for over 150 lectures and legal

seminars, served on the Governor's Ad Hoc Committee to Rewrite the Texas Code of Criminal

Procedure, supervised continuing legal education training for attorneys in the D.A.'s Office,

served as a Faculty Member of the National College of District Attorneys, and co-authored The

Appellate Prosecutor: "Professional Responsibility on Appeal."

Judge Hervey is currently a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Bar Foundation, and

the American Law Institute. She is the Chair of the Grants Committee and the Criminal Justice

Integrity Unit and is a member of the Rules Committee for the Court of Criminal Appeals. Judge

Hervey has served as a member of the Governor's Criminal Justice Advisory Council and the

Tim Cole Advisory Panel. She has received the Appellate Advocacy Award from Region VI,

Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation. She has also received a Certificate of

Appreciation from the San Antonio Police Officers Association in recognition of work on

Johnathan Moore v. State of Texas, tried for the Capital Murder of S.A.P.D. Officer Fabian


Judge Hervey and her husband Richard Langlois (defense attorney, Bexar County) reside in San

Antonio, Texas. They have three children, Edward, Christopher, and Melissa.

Her current term is through 2024.

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