2015-2016 State Bar of Texas President Allan DuBois

Allan DuBoisAllan K. DuBois is a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Allan K. DuBois in San Antonio, where he handles civil litigation and appeals, mediation, and arbitration. He was a trustee of the Texas Bar Foundation and also served as its grants chair. As a member of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, he served on the Executive Committee, Professional Development Program Committee, and Nominations and Elections Committee.

DuBois has also served as an adviser to the State Bar of Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution and Military and Veterans Law sections and the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program and Legal Services to the Poor committees. He is a former president of the San Antonio Bar Association, a founding member and current volunteer attorney for Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans, a former member of the District 10 Grievance Committee Professional Enhancement Panel, and a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

DuBois received a B.A. in English from the University of Texas and was an Army ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate in 1967. He earned a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1970.

State Bar members elect the president, who serves a one-year term as president-elect before taking office. State Bar president-elect candidates are recommended by the board’s Nominations and Elections Committee in accordance with a three-year rotating cycle between members in a metropolitan area, non-metropolitan area, and an open year.

President's Opinion Articles

Allan DuBois comments on the profession, issues pertinent to practitioners, and State Bar initiatives and programs designed to assist lawyers throughout their careers.

President Initiatives

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Presidents' Award

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Past Presidents

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