Rick J. Kennon

Rick J. Kennon

Kennon Legal
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Texas
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Rick Kennon was appointed judge of the 368th District Court in 2013. His docket was comprised of civil, felony criminal, family, and child protective cases. He was the highest rated judge—as surveyed by the Williamson County Bar Association—in five consecutive bi-annual surveys.

Prior to his appointment, Rick was a trial attorney for 29 years. He began his legal career as a prosecutor in 1985 in Travis County and then worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas. When he first went into private practice, he concentrated on criminal defense work and represented clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies for nearly a decade.

He also possesses a significant breadth of civil trial experience, with a notable track record of jury trials for plaintiffs and defendants. He retired from the bench in 2022 and is currently a visiting judge serving under a grant from the state of Texas to clear cases delayed due to COVID, and support a special SVU docket. He is also providing mediation, arbitration, conflict resolution, and judge consultation.

Texas Tech University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Professional Experience
Mediator, Judge
Kennon Legal
- Current
Judge Kennon provides mediation, arbitration, conflict resolution, and private judge consultation for clients in Central Texas.
Judge, 368th District Court
State of Texas
Rick Kennon was appointed by Governor Rick Perry in October 2013 and was sworn in November 1. He was elected as an incumbent in the 2014 primary election and ran unopposed in the primary and general elections in 2018.
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar  # 11313500
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 11313500
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Practice Area
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
  • English: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
Visiting Judge
405 Martin Luther King
PO Box 8
Georgetown, TX 78626
Cell: (512) 296-3493
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Kennon Legal
Caldwell, TX 77836
Telephone: (512) 296-3493
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed