Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D)

Industry
Lawyer, State Government
Education
B.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, 1967; J.D., University of Texas, Austin, 1970
Spouse
Elizabeth "Libby" Doggett
Committees
  • Ways and Means
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Doggett was elected to the Texas Supreme Court in 1988. He served as chair of the Supreme Court Task Force on Judicial Ethics before becoming a member of Congress in 1995.

  • Doggett served as a Texas state senator from 1973 to 1985; he collects a $64,906 state pension from his time in the Legislature and on the state Supreme Court.

  • He was an adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law from 1989 to 1994.

  • His wife, Libby, served as director of an initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts from 2004 to 2013 that promotes smart state investment in home-based programs for new and expectant families. In July, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named her deputy assistant secretary for policy and early learning for the U.S. Department of Education.

Property

  • Residential property in Austin valued at $455,311

  • Residential property in Austin valued at $420,000

  • Condominium in Austin valued at $466,344

  • Condominium in Austin valued at $466,344

  • Tracts of land in Austin valued at $300,000

  • Residential property and adjacent property in Austin valued at $329,236

Analysis

  • Doggett’s top campaign supporters in the last election cycle include the law firms Nix, Patterson & Roach and Williams Kherker.