Richard A. Schell

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Dallas, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Instructor, Southern Methodist University Law School, 1975-1976
Assistant district attorney, Collin County, Texas, 1976
Private practice, McKinney, Texas, 1977-1982
Judge, Collin County [Texas] Court-at-Law, 1982-1986
Judge, Collin County [Texas] Two Hundred and Nineteenth District Court, 1986-1988
Visiting professor, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2010-

Education

Name of School: 
Southern Methodist University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

As you will see on our site, the school has a diverse and highly talented faculty whose members are dedicated to teaching. Not only do they hold outstanding academic credentials, but virtually all of them also have had practical experience before entering their teaching careers. Consequently, they provide the invaluable link between the theory of classroom instruction and the reality of legal practice. The Dedman School of Law enjoys a national and international reputation, with its graduates practicing in every state of the Union and in many foreign countries.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1975

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Court Name: 

Texas Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/6/1988
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/10/2015
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