About Judge Luna

Judge Ryan Luna is the sitting judge for the 414th Judicial District Court of McLennan County, appointed in December 2023 by Governor Greg Abbot for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successors hall be duly elected and qualified.

Judge Luna, of Waco, previously served as judge for McLennan County Court at Law #3, since 2021. Before rising to the judge’s bench, Ryan Luna was in private practice, where he represented plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases, gaining valuable experience in state and federal court.

Judge Luna graduated from Baylor University with a B.B.A. and earned his law degree from Baylor Law School. During law school, Judge Luna interned at the Texas Supreme Court for Justice Eva Guzman, clerked at the Texas Attorney General’s office, and worked for a legislator in the Texas House of Representatives. Judge Luna is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Bar College, and the Judge Abner V. McCall Inn of Court.

Judge Luna is also involved in the community. He serves on the McLennan County Juvenile Board, Adult Probation Board, and the McLennan Bar Association Board. He has also served as the pro bono legal clinic director at Mission Waco, served on the Waco Transit Advisory Board, the McLennan County Young Lawyers Association Board, and the Care Net Pregnancy Center of Central Texas Board. Judge Luna is also a proud graduate of Leadership Waco.