About Judge Emily Miskel

A family law specialist for a family court

Judge Emily Miskel has served as judge of the 470th family district court of Collin County, Texas, since she was appointed in 2015 by Governor Abbott.  In her last election, she received more than 237,000 votes and was elected to a four-year term.

Judge Miskel received her law degree from Harvard Law School and is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She graduated from Stanford University in the top 15% of her class with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. She has served as an adjunct professor of family law at the UNT Dallas College of Law.

judge miskel - with keepJudge Miskel is a Republican who believes in the rule of law and a strict interpretation of the Constitution.  As a judge, she commits to faithfully adhering to the United States Constitution, the Texas Constitution, and the Texas Family Code, as enacted by our Legislature.  She believes in judicial restraint and strongly disapproves of judicial activism. She will work to uphold the values that keep families and communities strong.

Miskel FamilyJudge Miskel is a member of many legal organizations, including the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Henderson Inn of Court, and the Collin County Bar Association. She is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, an honor reserved for the top ⅓ of 1% of Texas attorneys. In 2016, she was awarded the Exemplary Article Award by the Texas Center for the Judiciary and the McKnight award for best article by the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section.

Mailing address:  PO Box 2800, McKinney, TX 75070

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