Justice of the Peace 1-2

Judge Valencia Nash
Dallas County Government Center Precinct 1, Place 2 Lancaster – 107 Texas Street, Lancaster, TX 75146
(972) 228.2272 Main
(972) 228.2472 Fax

Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Justice Court Rules, Part V
Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Chapter 15, Subchapter (E) - Venue - Suits Brought in Justice Court
Texas Rules of Evidence: Effective 03-2013


Judge Nash

Judge Nash was elected to serve in 2007. She was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and graduated from Wilmer-Hutchins High School. She attended the University of Houston and received a Bachelor of Science Degree. Judge Nash received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.

She is licensed and has practiced law in Florida, Georgia, and Texas and has practiced in the areas of environmental law and justice, family law, juvenile law, construction law and litigation.

On November 3, 2008, Judge Nash was appointed to the Texas Judicial Council by Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson of the Supreme Court of Texas. Chief Justice Jefferson reappointed her to a second term to serve on the Council on January 25, 2013. The Texas Judicial Council is the policy making body for the state judiciary.

Judge Nash is committed to serving the community, enjoys mentoring students and strives to provide excellent customer service.

Judge Nash presides over the following:

  • Civil Claims
  • Evictions
  • Issuance of Bad Checks
  • Small Claims
  • Traffic
  • Truancy