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Files to be Sworn in as 132nd State Bar of Texas President
HOUSTON — Buck Files of Tyler will be sworn in as president of the State Bar of Texas by Judge Cathy Cochran of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals at noon, Friday, June 15, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
The ceremony will take place during the State Bar of Texas Annual
Meeting, which features two days of continuing legal education for
attorneys, panel discussions, special events and more. Visit texasbar.com/annualmeeting
to view the full meeting schedule.
He served on the State Bar’s Board of Directors and received
the Outstanding Third Year Director Award and a Presidential Citation
in 2007. He also has served on the Texas Board of Legal Specialization,
the District 2 Grievance Committee, the Continuing Legal Education
Committee (Chair 2008–2011), and the Criminal Law Advisory Commission
Files served in the U.S. Marine Corps, attaining the rank of captain before ending his active duty service in 1967. His education includes a bachelor’s degree from Austin College, where he sits on the Board of Trustees, and a master’s degree and J.D. from Southern Methodist University.
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.
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