Public Policy Briefing - March 9
Join our Public Policy Committee for our March meeting featuring special guest speaker Dallas County Commissioner J. J. Koch. Commissioner Koch will speak on the fascinating topic of what our county government does and how the county's decisions impact the Richardson community.
Commissioner J.J. Koch
Dallas County Commissioner
Commissioner J.J. Koch has been an active member of the Dallas County community for over 18 years. He came to Dallas in 2002 after graduating from Duke University to attend SMU Dedman School of Law. It was there he met his wife, Amanda, who is also an attorney.
Throughout law school, J.J. clerked for the law firm retained by the Dallas Police Association. After law school, he began his legal career in the Dallas County District Attorney’s office, where he served as a Prosecutor.
Upon entering private practice, J.J. represented Dallas Police officers as an attorney for the Dallas Fraternal Order of Police. He briefly helmed a tech start up that was incubated locally in the Tech Wildcatters program. He has subsequently worked with Thompson Reuters, a company specializing in cutting-edge technologies for corporate as well as government entities. Prior to his election as Dallas County Commissioner, he worked as an attorney with William M. Woodall, P.C., where he was considered an expert in the field of legal technology.
J.J., Amanda and their two children are active members of the Dallas County community and attend Highland Park United Methodist Church. In the past J.J. has been a “Big” with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, has served as Treasurer and Board Member for the HPUMC Child Development Program and has worked with Habitat for Humanity. He was a volunteer assistant wrestling coach at Bishop Lynch High School and currently coaches his son and other kids at the Scott’s Wrestling Class.