This year, our William Roper Award will be given to the Honorable Jane Boyle, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas.
has enjoyed a distinguished career in public service.
She received her undergraduate degree from University of Texas in Austin and her law degree from Southern Methodist University.
She has served as an Asst. District Attorney, Asst. U.S. Attorney and U.S. Magistrate Judge.
In 2002 she became the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.
In November 2003, she
was nominated to take Jerry Buchmeyer's seat on the district court bench and has been sitting as a trial judge since June 2004.
enjoys an excellent reputation as a completely fair and impartial jurist and is known to treat lawyers very well.
Throughout this time Jane
has been a great friend of the Society.
She is a former director of the Society and has been active in our Red Mass, monthly programs, and continuing legal education.