The Collin County community gathered on October 23, 2015, to celebrate the investiture of Emily Miskel as judge of the 470th district court.
The Golden Corridor Republican Women newsletter published the following description of the event:
Many GCRW members braved monsoon rains to attend 470th District Court Judge Emily Miskel’s investiture ceremony on Friday October 23. Judge Jill Willis served as emcee of the ceremony, with Fifth District Court of Appeals Justice Ada Brown administering the oath of office. Other participants in the ceremony included Senator Van Taylor, State Representative Scott Sanford, Collin County Judge Keith Self, KoonsFuller Partner Rick Robertson, Judge Frances Harris, and State Representative Matt Shaheen. Jillian Miskel, Judge Miskel’s two-year-old daughter, led the audience in the most adorable pledge ever.
Congressman Sam Johnson appeared by video from Washington, D.C., and Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett appeared by video from Paris, France. The speeches were funny and the mood was light, and then Judge Miskel made us all cry through our laughter. During her heartfelt speech, Judge Miskel thanked all the GCRW women who have taken her under their wings and mentored her for several years. And how special to adjourn to the 470th courtroom for a warm and intimate reception!