FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11, 2015
Contact: Lowell Brown
Communications Division Director, State Bar of Texas
(800) 204-2222, ext. 1713, or (512) 427-1713
lbrown@texasbar.com

State Bar of Texas to honor Fort Worth individuals, organization at Annual Meeting

AUSTIN — Presentations 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 18-19 at the Grand Hyatt and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.

The following Fort Worth organization and individuals are among those being honored:

  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Outstanding Partnership Award for Ballin’ for a Cause, as well as the Award of Merit. Ballin’ for a Cause is a 3-on-3 basketball tournament that raises money to cover the costs associated with mentor matches with Big Brothers and Big Sisters.

  • Shawn Aaron Young, Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award, presented by the Texas Access to Justice Commission

  • Laura W. Docker, President’s Award of Merit, presented by the Texas Young Lawyers Association

  • Travis Patterson, President’s Award of Merit, presented by the Texas Young Lawyers Association

  • Justice Anne Gardner, Samuel Pessarra Outstanding Jurist Award, presented by the Texas Bar Foundation

  • Dee J. Kelly, Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award, presented by the Texas Bar Foundation

  • Stephen L. Tatum, Luther H. Soules Award of Excellence in the Practice of Law, presented by the State Bar of Texas Litigation Section

  • Gene Rollins, Impact Award, presented by the State Bar of Texas Poverty Law Section

For more information about Annual Meeting, visit texasbar.com/annualmeeting.


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. For more information, follow the State Bar on Twitter @statebaroftexas, like the State Bar on Facebook at facebook.com/statebaroftexas, or visit texasbar.com.

 

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