Hon. Christopher Antcliff

El Paso, Texas

Born: 6/24/1963, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
Married: 11/25/1989 (Linda).
Children: Lauren (19 years), Matthew (16 years), & Katherine (8 years).
Interests: Golf, Literature, Travel.

Education  + -

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    Doctor of Jurisprudence   1995
  • University of San Diego School of Law, Guanajuato, Mexico
    1993
  • Texas Tech University Lubbock. Texas
    B.A. Political Science   1992
  • Austin High School, El Paso, Texas
    1981

Experience  + -

  • Attorney/Mediator/Arbitrator
    2011 and 2013 to Present
  • Place 2, Court of Appeals, 8th District of Texas
    Justice   2011 to 2012
  • 168th Judicial District Court
    Judge   2008 to 2010.
  • 448th Judicial District Court
    Judge   2007 to 2008
  • Attorney at Law
    1997 - 2007
  • Law Clerk
    1995 to 1997
  • Course Instructor
    1993 to 1995

Memberships & Affiliations  + -

  • Texas Bar Foundation
    Fellow   2007 to Present
  • El Paso Chapter, Federal Bar Association
    Founder and President   2004 to 2006
  • Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's Merit Selection Committee ( West Texas )
    Member   2003
  • El Paso Bar Association
    Treasurer, Board of Directors   2013 to Present
  • El Paso Bar Association
    Secretary Board of Directors   2012 to 2013
  • EI Paso Bar Association
    Member, Board of Directors   2003 to 2006
  • State Bar of Texas Judiciary Relations Committee
    Member   2002 to 2005
  • State Bar of Texas, District I7A Grievance Committee
    Member   1999 to 2005
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee, Western District of Texas, El Paso Division
    Member   2005 to 2008
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Circuit
    Member
  • American Bar Association
    Member
  • Federal Bar Association. El Paso Chapter
    Member
  • El Paso Bar Association
    Member
  • State Bar of Texas
    Admitted
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
    Admitted
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    Admitted
  • United States Supreme Court
    Admitted
  • Public Service Board, EL Paso Water Utilities
    Member   2014 to Present
  • Amigo Airsho Board of Directors
    Member   2011 to Present
  • Rotary Club of El Paso
    Member   2008 to Present
  • Board of Directors, St. Luke Catholic Church
    Member   2008 to Present
  • PTA for Loretto Academy, Cathedral HS and Lundy Elementary School
    Member
  • Troop 59, Boy Scouts of America
    Committee Chair

Honors & Awards  + -

  • El Paso Bar Association, Mediator of the Year
    2013
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, El Paso Chapter, Outstanding Jurist
    2010
  • Award of Appreciation, El Paso County Sheriff" s Officers' Association
    2009
  • National Quarterfinalist (Evidence Specialist), National Mock Trial Competition, Texas Tech University School of Law
    1995
  • Vice Chair for Appellate Advocacy (Scholarship Position)
    1995
  • Outstanding Member, Board of Barristers, Texas Tech University School of Law
    1995
  • Judge Kenneth G. Spencer Award for Overcoming Adversity
    1995