Kennon Wooten Appointed to Texas Supreme Court Task Force
Kennon Wooten has been appointed to the Texas Supreme Court's Remote Proceedings Task Force.
In September 2020, the Public Trust and Confidence Committee of the Texas Judicial Council issued a report recommending that the Court remove any barriers to continuing remote online court proceedings and court innovations developed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. On September 24, 2020, the Texas Judicial Council adopted the report and recommendation.
In response, the Supreme Court of Texas ordered the establishment of a Remote Proceedings Task Force to make recommendations to the Court.
Kennon has a long history of service with the Texas Supreme Court. She served as the Court's rules attorney, and as a law clerk to former Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson of the Supreme Court of Texas. She served as a member of the Texas Commission to Expand Civil Legal Services (the “Justice Gap Commission”), the Supreme Court of Texas Task Force for Rules in Expedited Actions, and the Texas Judicial Council Civil Justice Committee’s Advisory Council.