• Let's Re-Elect Judge Jerry Shaffer

Judge Jerry Shaffer

Short Bio of Judge Shaffer


Lifetime of Integrity

Managed Hundreds of Employees

Managed Millions of Dollars

Chaired Dozens of Committees

High School Valedictorian

Holds Advanced Degrees in Physics, Mathematics and Educational Administration

Awarded National Science Foundation grant to do Graduate Work in Physics at Purdue University

Conducted Geophysical Research with Globe Universal Sciences

Taught Physics and Mathematics at Midland College, Collin College, Austin College and Purdue University

Farmersville ISD Teacher of the Year

Coached 2 State Football Championships

Inducted into Sports Halls of Honor in Wylie, Rockwall and Austin College

​Led Bible Class for over 30 years

Experienced, sitting Justice of the Peace


Judge Shaffer spends most of his time at his desk, researching the law, and reviewing motions, petitions, complaints, affidavits, etc.
He also issues summons and warrants and writs of various kinds. He also sets bonds and grants occupational drivers licenses along with many other activities from his office.

From this bench in the court room, Judge Shaffer makes judgments of innocence or guilt and sets fine amounts and presides over jury trials in criminal cases. His court handles about 3100 such cases each year. He also rules in about 450 eviction cases, 150 small claims cases and 600 debt claim cases each year.

On November 11, 2017 Judge Shaffer filed for re-election to continue to serve you in Precinct 2 of Collin County. Precinct 2 includes most of the area east of McCreary Rd. and includes Blue Ridge, Merit, Farmersville, Princeton, Copeville, Nevada, Lavon, Wylie, Lowry Crossing, Saint Paul and part of Royse City, Sachse, Anna and Josephine. Voters should check their voter registration card to see which precinct they may vote in.

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Come Re-Elect Judge Jerry Shaffer!