Governor Abbott appoints Dee Johnson to 47th Judicial District Court


Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dee Johnson to the 47th Judicial District Court in Armstrong, Potter, and Randall Counties for a term set to expire on December 31, 2022, or until her successor is duly elected and qualified.

Johnson is a partner and counsel for Packard, Hood, Johnson & Paul, L.L.P. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Amarillo Bar Association, Amarillo Women’s Bar Association, and the Panhandle Family Law Association. 

Additionally, Johnson is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Amarillo Business and Professional Women, Amarillo Women’s Network, and the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce. 

Johnson received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law. 

This appointment comes after Johnson won the Republican primary for the 47th District Judge position in May, receiving 55.63% of the vote against Joe Marr Wilson.

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