State Bar President, 2008-2009
Harper Estes is a shareholder in Lynch, Chappell & Alsup, P.C.
in Midland, where he has practiced for 27 years with an emphasis in
commercial trial work, oil and gas litigation, and as a mediator and
arbitrator. Estes has served the Midland County Bar Association in the
capacity of president, president-elect, vice president, and
secretary/treasurer. He has served on the State Bar Board of Directors
and as chair of the District 16-B Grievance Committee. He has served as
a director of the Texas Young Lawyers Association and as
secretary/treasurer of the Midland County Young Lawyers Association.
Estes is certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal
Specialization and is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar
Foundation. His community involvement includes leadership roles with Big
Brothers/Big Sisters, the First Presbyterian Church of Midland, Midland
Fairhavens, and the Texas Book Festival.
Estes earned a B.A. from Texas Tech University and a J.D. from
Baylor Law School.