The Hon. David Rakow is a judge of the 439th District Court of Rockwall County. He was appointed to the bench seat by Governor Rick Perry in 2010 and re-elected in 2012 and 2016.
Before pursuing a legal career, Rakow graduated with a B.A. from the University of Texas Austin in 1991. He then went on to earn his J.D. in 1994 from Valparaiso University School of Law.
After earning his law degree, Rakow worked as a prosecutor for the District Attorneys Offices for Rockwall and Kaufman County. In 2004, he was elected as judge of the Rockwall County Court at Law until he took the bench seat of the 439th District Court.
In addition to his services to the court, Rakow is a member and past president of the Rockwall Rotary Club. He also volunteers with the Rockwall County YMCA. Rakos is also on the board of trustees of the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall. He is also a former member of the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation.
Rakow is a registered Republican.
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