Gov. Perry Appoints Shaw to Texas Juvenile Justice Board
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Riley Shaw of Fort Worth to the Texas Juvenile Justice Board for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2017. The board oversees the Texas Juvenile Justice Department, a state agency that works in coordination with other state and county offices to produce positive outcomes for youths, their families and communities.
Shaw is an assistant district attorney and chief prosecutor in the Juvenile Unit for the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. He is board certified in Juvenile Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, treasurer of the State Bar of Texas Juvenile Law Section and member of the Tarrant County Bar Association. He is a past member of the American Bar Association and Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association. He is also a past volunteer for the Lubbock State Supported Living Center, and a past volunteer judge for Lubbock and Tarrant counties Teen Courts.
Shaw received a bachelor’s degree and law degree from Texas Tech University.