FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2017
Contact: Amy Starnes
Public Information Director, State Bar of Texas
(800) 204-2222, ext. 1706, or (512) 427-1706
State Bar of Texas to honor San Antonio
individuals and organizations
at Annual Meeting
AUSTIN — The State Bar of Texas will honor exceptional service to
the public and the legal profession during its Annual Meeting on June 22
and 23 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.
The following San Antonio individuals and organizations are among those being honored:
San Antonio Bar Association will receive a Star of Achievement Award for its Law Week 2016 project. The State Bar of Texas Local Bar Services Committee will present the award.
Hon. Xavier Rodriguez, of U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, will receive the Gene Cavin Award presented by the State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Department.
Hon. Orlando Luis Garcia, chief judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, will receive the Reynaldo G. Garza Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section.
Ann Zaragoza, of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, will receive the Judge Merrill Hartman Pro Bono Judge Award presented by the State Bar of Texas Legal Services Department.
Prof. Gerald S. Reamey, of St. Mary’s University School of Law, will receive an Outstanding 50-Year Lawyer Award presented by the Texas Bar Foundation to attorneys whose practice spanned 50 years or more, and who adhere to the highest principles and traditions of the legal profession and service to the public.
James L. Branton, of Branton Hall Rodriguez Cruz PC, will receive the Luther H. Soules Award for Excellence in Litigation from the State Bar of Texas Litigation Section.
Marisa Bono, of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, will receive the Pete Torres Public Service Award presented by the State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section.
For more information about Annual Meeting, visit texasbar.com/annualmeeting.
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