Judge Emily Miskel has served as judge of the 470th district court of Collin County, Texas, since the court was created in 2015. During the pandemic, she served as the Local Administrative District Judge of Collin County, keeping courts open during the pandemic.
Judge Miskel received her law degree from Harvard Law School and is double board certified in Family Law and Child Welfare Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
She graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. She frequently speaks on legal technology topics such as electronic evidence, e-discovery, data theft, interception of communications, and online impersonation.
Judge Miskel is the Chair of Civil Justice for the Texas Judicial Council, the policy-making body for the state judiciary, and she serves on the Supreme Court Advisory Committee. She also serves on the Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee and the Computer & Technology Law Council for the State Bar of Texas. In 2020, United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts presented her with the William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence from the National Center for State Courts.
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