State Bar of Texas
June 21, 2011

Contact:  Kim Davey,, 800.204.2222 x 1713 or 512.427.1713

El Paso Individuals and Organizations Honored by State Bar of Texas

SAN ANTONIO – Presentation of awards honoring exceptional service to the public and the legal profession will be a highlight of the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, to be held June 23-24 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.

The following El Paso individuals and organizations are among those being honored:

Donald L. Williams, a Presidential Citation acknowledging his tremendous efforts, enthusiasm and unflappable ability to get things done on behalf of Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans. Williams raised the level of support for veterans within the community and legal profession and provided invaluable training for lawyers who have come forward to assist those who have served our country.

Judge Maria Salas-Mendoza, Reynaldo G. Garza Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Hispanic Issues Section.

El Paso Bar Association, Star of Achievement Award for its El Paso Lawyers for Patriots Free Legal Clinic.

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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