Texas Lawyers Auxiliary

The Texas Lawyers Auxiliary is dedicated to supporting the State Bar of Texas and the Texas legal profession while promoting an understanding and appreciation of the American legal system through law-related education, citizenship, and public service advocacy.

TLA Calendar of Events

Monday, March 5, 2018
Spring Texas Lawyers Auxiliary Meeting
Austin
8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - Teacher of the Year Award

April 2018
Spring Trip
Kerrville

June 20-22, 2018
SBOT Annual Meeting
Houston

Contact joreger@msn.com for further information.

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Spring 2016 Newsletter

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Book donation program at the TLA annual meeting in Fort Worth
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Carmela Frels and Lucy Harrison
Carmela Frels and Lucy Harrison
Allan DuBois and Carolyn Clark
Allan DuBois and Carolyn Clark

Membership

Membership is available as an affiliate, individual, and associate. Please join us! For more information, contact Membership VP, Martha Ann Franco, at mafrancotx@sbcglobal.net.

Officers and Directors

Officers 2017-2018

President

Jaquie Rothermel

President – Elect

Janey Pettiette

Vice President Membership

Martha Ann Franco

Vice President Convention

Sue Bennett
Kathy Redden
Joette Reger

Vice President Projects

Cindy Farney

Recording Secretary

June McManus

Corresponding Secretary

Anne Winckler

Treasurer

Tina Gwinn

Parliamentarian

Anabel Rodriguez

Committee Chairs 2016-2017

ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Lucy Harrison

FUTURE PLANNING
Lucy Harrison
Sue Bennett

ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Rita Thompson

HISTORY AND TRADITIONS
Mary Ellen Borgelt

ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Melissa Richard

LAW FOCUSED EDUCATION
Stephanie Whitehurst

ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Grace Ann Vanderpool

AWARDS/MEMORIALS/TRIBUTES/
SCHORSHIP FUND

Mona Blocker Garcia

ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Joette Reger

NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Melissa Richard

AMERICAN LAWYERS ALLIANCE
Mary Ellen Borgelt

NOW YOU ARE 18
Marianne Gwinn

BY-LAWS
Anne Winckler

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Carolyn Clark

ARCHIVES
Melissa Richard

OPERATIONS CO-CHAIRS
Jennifer Benesh
Nicky Duewall

CELEBRATION AND SMILES
Janey Pettiette

YEARBOOK
Carolyn Clark

FINANCE
Judy Troy

WEBSITE
Joette Reger

FINANCE VICE-CHAIRS
Tina Gwinn
Stephanie Whitehurst
Carolyn Clark

 

Affiliate Directors

The President of each Affiliate/Local auxiliary is automatically a voting member of the TLA Board of Directors. Local Auxiliary operate autonomously but cooperatively, offering future TLA leadership potential. All local auxiliary members are encouraged to join TLA and support the projects of TLA.

AUSTIN LAWYERS AUXILIARY
Anne Winckler
President

Joette Reger
TLA Representative

HOUSTON BAR ASSOCIATION AUXILIARY
Lisa Ganucheau
President

Kathy Redden
TLA Representative

SAN ANTONIO BAR AUXILIARY
Virginia Van Cleve
San Antonio

 

TLA Executive Board
TLA Executive Board

Teacher of the Year Award

Kim Grossenbacher Teacher of the Year 2015
2015 Teacher of the Year Award Winner, Kim Grossenbacher
2011 TOY Winner Patience LeBlanc
2011 Teacher of the Year Award Winner, Patience LeBlanc

This award honors public and private high school teachers in Texas who have made significant contributions in law-related education, developing and supporting programs which enhance awareness of legal rights and the American legal system. Candidates may be nominated by teachers or principals. The 2013 entry deadline is June 15, 2013. Download the application. If you have questions, please contact: Rita (Mrs. Robert S.) Thompson, thompsonr234@aol.com.

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award recognizes a member who, over an extended period of time, has shown exemplary dedication to the Texas Lawyers' Auxiliary by accepting positions of leadership and objectives, continuing support of the Texas Lawyers' Auxiliary, displaying an attitude that encourages an interchange of ideas, communicating the objectives of TLA, and encouraging its programs on a local and state level. The 2014 entry deadline is March 3, 2014. Download the requirements.

Publications

Local Lawyers' Auxiliaries and Affiliate Directors

Austin Lawyers' Auxiliary

Anne Winckler, President

Austin Bar Auxiliary
Nicky Duewall, Vice President-Scholarship, Scholarship Recipient Louisa Gambrill, Treasurer, Anne Winckler, and Linda Richards, Austin Bar Auxiliary President

Austin Lawyer’s Auxiliary Event Sept. 17, 2014 [PDF]

Dallas Lawyers' Auxiliary

Pam Musgrove, President, Dallas Lawyers' Auxiliary

Houston Bar Association Auxiliary

Annette Duggan (Mrs. Lee)
Sherryl Durkee, Vice President/TLA Representative

Read the Houston Bar Association Auxiliary Spring 2012 newsletter.

Houston Bar Association Auxiliary
2012-2013 Executive Board

Jefferson County Bar Auxiliary

Joette Reger (Mrs. Gary)

San Antonio Bar Auxiliary

Jaquie Rothermel (Mrs. John F.)

Waco McLennan County

Frances Olsen (Mrs. Landon)
Dorothy Bates (Mrs. John L., Jr.)

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