Andrew S. Murr
135 North 6th Street
P.O. Box 125
Junction, Texas 76849
Andrew S. Murr
Andrew S. Murr is a Partner of Moore Ganske Murr PLLC. Andrew focuses his practice on real estate matters, with additional work in the areas of probate law, entity formation, criminal defense and limited family law issues. He previously owned and operated a successful local title company in addition to his law practice.
Raised on a working ranch near Junction, Andrew attended Texas A&M University, receiving a bachelor degree, summa cum laude, in Agricultural Development with an emphasis in economics and policy. Following graduation, he worked toward his master's degree at A&M and earned his teaching certification. He subsequently graduated with highest honors from Texas Tech University School of Law. In 2008, Andrew was elected Kimble County Attorney. However, he was appointed to the position of County Judge, due to a vacancy, before he was sworn in. He served as the elected Kimble County Judge until 2013, presiding over all misdemeanor criminal cases and uncontested probate matters.
In 2014, Andrew was elected to represent District 53 in the Texas House of Representatives. The 12-county district includes Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason, Medina, Menard, Real, Schleicher and Sutton Counties.
Currently in his third term in the Texas Legislature, he has served on a variety of committees, including the Transportation Committee, Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee, State Federal Power and Responsibility Committee (Vice Chair), Select Committee on Mental Health, and the Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse. During the 2019 Legislative Session, he served as Vice Chair of the Committee on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues and on the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.
Since 2015, Representative Murr has served as one of only two House members on the Texas Judicial Council, the policy-making body for the state judiciary. This appointment also names Murr to the Texas Indigent Defense Commission, which provides support to counties to develop and maintain indigent legal defense systems across the state.
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, Summa Cum Laude
Texas Tech University School of Law, Summa Cum Laude