Jana Birchum

Best-Dressed Bailiff

Sal Hernandez

Move over Regis Philbin, there's a new fashion maverick in town. Sal Hernandez, bailiff for Travis County District Judge Mike Lynch's 167th court, has the classic style that makes us think of courthouses of old -- or at least the ones in the movies, sans the white powdered wig stuff, that is. Indeed, not a weekday goes by that Hernandez forgets his cuff links, collar pin, or his neatly folded handkerchief. On his bolder days, Hernandez is just about the only guy we know who can wear army green pants, a lime green shirt, and a purple tie without finding himself in contempt of court. "I dress old-fashioned," he says, "but I've always loved color." No wonder the jurors love him.

Criminal Justice Complex, 8th Floor, Judge Mike Lynch's office
854-9310

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