State Bar of Texas
October 6, 2008

Contact: Kim Davey, 512.427.1713

Michelle Hunter Named State Bar of Texas Executive Director

(Austin) -- The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors has named Michelle Hunter executive director. Hunter replaces John P. Edwards who is retiring.

Hunter has served the State Bar of Texas in the capacity of deputy executive director, corporate counsel, and finance division director. Prior to joining the State Bar staff, she worked in private law practice, served as an assistant attorney general, and served as legal counsel for the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

Hunter earned an undergraduate degree with special honors from the University of Texas, a law degree from the University of Houston School of Law, and her MBA from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.

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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