Romana Franklin is a 2018 Democrat candidate seeking election to the position of Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7 for the State of Texas. Franklin is currently serving since 2016 as Judge for the 338th District Court. Franklin earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Criminal Justice from Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University, her Masters in Sports Administration from Lynn University and J.D. from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Upon graduation from law school, Franklin accepted a position as an Assistant District Attorney for Harris County in Houston. Franklin started her own private law firm in 2006.