On Thursday, December 15, 2011, Kaycee L. Jones announced her candidacy as a Republican candidate for 411th Judicial District Judge. The 411th Judicial District consists of Polk, Trinity and San Jacinto Counties. Jones, a native of Livingston, Texas, graduated from Livingston High School in 1993. She then attended Texas A&M University graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in History and English. After graduating from Texas A&M in 1997 Jones attended Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2001, after graduating law school Jones returned home to her native Polk County. Licensed to practice law in 2002, she has been employed as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney for the Polk County Criminal District Attorney’s Office since October of 2002. She began her career at the District Attorney’s Office prosecuting juvenile crime and in February of 2005 transferred to the felony division of the office. During her time at the District Attorney’s Office Jones has prosecuted numerous types of crimes from misdemeanors to capital murder. In addition to her prosecuting crimes Jones had also handled Child Protective Services cases and advises the Polk County Commissioners Court in matters of civil law. She feels that she will offer a new perspective with a conservative voice for the 411th Judicial District. Jones looks forward to serving her community in a new capacity, but one that will allow her to continue helping to protect its citizens. Jones is a member of the Rotary Club of Livingston, having served as a past director of the club. She has served on the Polk County Relay for Life committee for six years. Jones is also a member of the Board of Directors for Childrenz Haven, the Polk County Child Advocacy Center, whose mission is to help child abuse victims. She is a past member of the Pilot Club of Livingston, having served as secretary and participating in the club’s annual Turkey Dinner. Jones is a life-long member of Central Baptist Church where she is a member of the personnel committee and has taught children’s Sunday school classes.
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