Judge Camile DuBose of Uvalde will be the keynote speaker at the 64th Annual SWTJC Commencement Ceremony scheduled May 14 in Uvalde.
"We are very pleased that Judge DuBose accepted our invitation to speak at this year’s commencement ceremony," said SWTJC President Dr. Ismael Sosa, Jr.
As judge of the 38th Judicial District Court, DuBose presides over felony criminal, civil and family law dockets in Medina, Uvalde and Real counties.
Prior to her 2008 election as district judge, DuBose served as the Associate Judge of the Child Protection court of South Texas where she exclusively handled abuse and neglect cases in an eight county area in southwest Texas.
She is also a former assistant district attorney for the 38th Judicial District and is a former Bexar County prosecutor as well as a former regional attorney for the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
Judge DuBose is a 1984 graduate of Texas A&M University and a 1987 graduate of St. Mary’s School of Law where she served as associate editor of the St. Mary’s Law Journal.
She is a commissioner, as well as chair of the training committee and member of the executive committee, of the Texas Supreme Court Permanent Commission on Children, Youth and Families.
Judge DuBose has spoken at numerous judicial and abuse and neglect conferences and was nominated for the 2002 and 2008 Texas CASA Lone Star Proud for Kids judge of the year award.
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