Meet Doug Robison

Republican Doug Robison is a retired state district judge. First elected in 2008 to the 393rd District Court bench, Robison was re-elected countywide in Denton County in 2012, 2016, and 2020. He retired in order to pursue Dr. Michael Burgess’ seat in Congress, who will be stepping down at the end of next year when his current term expires.
Robison, who holds four board certifications with the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Child Welfare Law, Family Law, Civil Trial Law, Labor and Employment Law), is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant. He graduated from Bucknell University with a degree in history, and he earned his Juris Doctor from Villanova University.
Robison and his wife, Bonnie, moved to Texas in 1981 to practice law and raise a family. In 1987, the Robison’s moved to Denton County and in 1996 opened their own law firm. During his time in private practice, he established himself as a strong advocate for abused and neglected children as a board member of both the Children’s Advocacy Center of Texas and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County. In 2015 he received the “Champion for Children” award from CASA of Denton County, and he received the Jane Graham Award for Outstanding Service from the Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County for his continued work to protect children as a judge. He also served for over twenty years as a deacon and elder in the church he attended.