Judicial Values

Judge Miskel aspires to always live up to these judicial values:

  • Rule of Law: legal predictability, continuity, and coherence; reasoned decisions made through publicly visible processes and based faithfully on the law
  • Equal Justice: fairness and impartiality in the administration of justice; treatment of all with dignity and respect
  • Accountability: open and transparent government always accessible to the people; accountability to taxpayers and good stewardship of public funds and property; effective and efficient use of resources; self-enforcement of legal and ethical rules
  • Excellence: constant education and training in the law; adherence to the highest jurisprudential and administrative standards; commitment to innovative management and administration
  • Service: commitment to the faithful discharge of official duties; allegiance to the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Texas; dedication to meeting the needs of jurors, court users, and the public in a timely, effective, and accessible manner