Steve Duskie was sworn in as the 426th District Court Judge on Monday, August 17, 2020 in the Assembly Hall at the Bell County Expo Center. Former Judge Rick Morris of the 146th District Court conducted the ceremony. Duskie, the Killeen Republican, succeeds former Judge Fancy Jezek, who retired in late April. Governor Greg Abbott appointed Duskie to the court in late July after he won the GOP primary run-off election. Duskie is an Air Force veteran. He was a partner of Lindley, Wiley and Duskie PC in Killeen for more than two decades. He earned his law degree from St. Mary's University in San Antonio.