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Fort Worth Lawyer Roland Johnson Named President-elect of State Bar of Texas; El Paso Lawyer Cori Harbour to Lead TYLA
(Austin) – State Bar of Texas officials today announced that Roland Johnson of Fort Worth was elected by the state's lawyers to serve as president-elect. Cori Harbour of El Paso was elected president-elect of the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA).
Roland K. Johnson
Johnson has served as president of the Tarrant County Bar Association, on the State Bar board and as chair of the Professionalism Committee, and on the City of Fort Worth's Civil Service Commission. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism, Texas Legal Protection Plan, Center for Law and Renewal, the Day Resource Center, and the Baylor Alumni Association. He is an adjunct professor at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and a member of the Dean's advisory council, president of the Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court, and a sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Johnson is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Association of Mediators, American Law Institute, American Board of Trial Advocates, and the American Arbitration Association's Commercial and Large Complex Case Panels. He earned his B.S. and J.D. from Baylor University. The president-elect will serve as the president of the State Bar of Texas from June 2009 through May 2010.
The State Bar of Texas is an administrative agency of the Supreme Court of Texas that provides educational programs for the legal profession and the public, administers the minimum continuing legal education program for attorneys, and manages the attorney discipline system.