Former Texas Solicitor General James Ho was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals today.

Republican Party of Texas Chairman James Dickey issued the following statement:

“Congratulations to fellow Texan and Dallas attorney, James Ho, on his nomination and confirmation to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Ho’s extensive legal career includes work with the White House, the U.S. Supreme Court and the Texas Attorney General’s office, among other notable accomplishments.  His experience speaks volumes to his capacity to serve in this position. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is gaining a strong talent in James Ho.”