Austin, TX – Governor Greg Abbott recently announced that he has appointed Kent Sullivan as Commissioner of Insurance for a term set to expire February 1, 2019.
Kent Sullivan of Austin is a partner at Jackson Walker. He previously served as a justice on the Fourteenth Court of Appeals, first assistant attorney general for the Texas Office of the Attorney General and a state district court judge.
He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association and the Austin Bar Association and a life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
Additionally, he is a member of the Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee and Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee and previously served on the Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee, State Bar of Texas Board of Directors and the Texas Center for the Judiciary Board of Directors.
Sullivan received a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia.
Source: TX Governor’s Office