Special to The Belton Journal
Judge Fancy H. Jezek has announced her intention to seek re-election as Judge of the 426th District court in Bell County. Jezek was appointed to the then new court of general jurisdiction in January 2007 by Governor Rick Perry. Since her appointment and election in 2009 and re-election in 2013, she has presided over felony criminal cases and a family law docket.
Judge Jezek is a 1980 graduate of Baylor Law School, practicing in Bell County for 27 years before her appointment to the bench. While in the private sector, she practiced family, criminal and school law, representing the Temple and Killeen Independent School Districts. She was Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Judge Jezek is a past president of the Bell-Lampasas-Mills County Bar Association and was named Public Sector Lawyer of the Year by the Bell County Bar Association in 2009 and 2013.
Judge Jezek and her husband, Eric, reside in Temple. They are members of the First Presbyterian Church. She also serves as chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services.
A Republican, Judge Jezek will run in the March primary. The general election will take place in November 2016.