The Honorable James Andrew Bench

196th District Court Hunt County, Department 3rd Floor


The Hon. James Andrew Bench is a judge of the 196th District Court of Hunt County. He was elected to the seat in 2014 and re-elected in 2018.
Before pursuing a legal career, Bench graduated with a B.A. from East Texas State University in 1994. He then went on to earn his J.D. in 1997 from Southern Methodist University School of Law.
Before being elected to the 196th District Court, Bench served as the judge for the Hunt County Court at Law #1.
Bench is a registered Republican.

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