News Archive - June 2012

Local women are on ‘most powerful' list

Two local women were named among the most influential high-ranking female executives in Texas by the National Diversity Council this spring. Read the story. (San Antonio Express-News) [06/08/2012]

Justice Phylis Speedlin of San Antonio's 4th Court of Appeals wins inaugural State Bar pro bono award honoring judges

For her contributions to developing San Antonio’s Community Justice Program, 4th Court of Appeals Justice Phylis Speedlin has become the first to win a new State Bar of Texas award honoring judges’ pro bono achievements. Read the story. (Texas Lawyer Web) [06/07/2012]

Texas Nurses Association honors state AG’s team that defended nurses’ rights

This year, National Nurses Week held special significance for the Office of the Attorney General because the Texas Nurses Association bestowed its highest honor upon three law enforcement officials. Read the story. (Texas Insider) [06/07/2012]

Dateline Wharton

Lone Star Legal Aid will be at the Wharton County Library, 1920 N. Fulton in Wharton on Thursday to conduct a Pro-Se Divorce Clinic. Read the story. (Wharton Journal Spectator) [06/06/2012]

Texas courthouses again among most endangered sites

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Texas Historical Commission will announce today that Texas courthouses for the second time have been designated one of the nation's 11 most endangered historic entities. Read the story. (Houston Chronicle) [06/06/2012]

Attorney focuses on Latinos' dreams

Benny Agosto Jr.'s one-year term as president of the Hispanic National Bar Association draws to a close in August. Read the story. (Ultimate Tomball) [06/05/2012]

State Bar reappoints Bunch

Ronald Bunch has been appointed to a second term as Chair of the Commission for Lawyer Discipline by State Bar of Texas President Bob Black. Read the story. (Waxahachie Daily Light) [06/04/2012]

Spindletop Spin brings riders from across the state and across the country

Cyclists swarmed downtown Beaumont on Saturday for the Spindletop Spin, a ride hosted yearly by the Jefferson County Bar Association in memory of Judge Tom Mulvaney. Read the story. (Beaumont Enterprise) [06/04/2012]

Glenn takes over as Galveston County district clerk

Doryn Danner Glenn was sworn in May 8 as the successor to Jason Murray. Read the story. (Southeast Texas Record) [06/01/2012]


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