Movers and Shakers
Gerald Powell, of Baylor Law School in Waco, received the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association.
Liara A. Silva, previously with Davis & Santos, is now an associate of Barron & Newburger in Austin.
Rob Frazer is now a partner in GoransonBain Ausley in Austin.
Kayla Landeros, previously with Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, is now senior counsel to West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry’s newly opened Temple office, 10 N. 2nd St., 76501.
W.W. Torrey was reelected as the Milam County and district attorney in Cameron.
Charles Harrell, previously with Duane Morris, is now a partner in Jackson Walker in Houston.
Jennie Simmons is now a partner in Locke Lord in Houston.
Zach Burford is now an associate of Reynolds Frizzell in Houston.
Emily Krone is now owner and managing attorney of Emily T. Krone & Company, 3027 Marina Bay Dr., Ste. 370, League City 77573.
M. Kaylan Dunn is now a partner in Hunton Andrews Kurth in Houston.
Luke T. Edney, previously with Vinson & Elkins, is now senior counsel to Norton Rose Fulbright in Houston. James “Jimmy” Harris is now an attorney with the firm.
Edward Festeryga is now an associate of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner in Houston.
Randy Holcombe is now an associate of Gray Reed & McGraw in Houston.
Jim Whitton, of Brackett & Ellis in Fort Worth, was elected chair of the Texas Association of School Board Council of School Attorneys.
Aimee Fagan and Phillip Aurentz, both previously with McKool Smith, are now partners in Sidley Austin in Dallas.
Chad Henson is now of counsel to Spencer Fane in Plano.
Robin Barnes is now a partner in Scheef & Stone in Dallas.
Soren Lindstrom, of FisherBroyles in Dallas, was appointed honorary consul of Denmark in Dallas by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
Stephen Angelette is now a shareholder in Polsinelli in Dallas.
Richard Krumholz, of Norton Rose Fulbright in Dallas, is now the firm’s global head of litigation and disputes.
John Lynch is now an attorney with Clouse Brown in Dallas.
Brian Mason is now a partner in Dorsey & Whitney in Dallas.
Beth M. Johnson has opened a law firm in her name, 603 Munger Ave., Ste. 100, #1013, Dallas 75202.
Katherine A. Kinser and Jonathan J. Bates, of Kinser & Bates in Dallas, received the Fellow of the Year Award from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Steven R. Smith is now a partner in Dorsey & Whitney in Dallas.
Ryan Bauerle is now a partner in GoransonBain Ausley in Plano. Lindsey Obenhaus is now a partner in the firm’s Dallas office.
Machir Stull is now senior counsel to Jackson Walker in Dallas.
Joshua Smeltzer is now counsel to Gray Reed & McGraw in Dallas.
Gretchen M. Yale is now an attorney with Yale Law Firm in San Antonio.
Steve Jansma, of Norton Rose Fulbright in San Antonio, is now the firm’s U.S. co-head of litigation and disputes.
Jeremy Sloan, previously with Chunn, Price, Harris & Sloan, is now owner of the newly opened Sloan, PLLC in San Antonio.
OUT OF STATE
T. Jason Smith, previously with Deloitte, is now managing director of Elevate Services in Los Angeles, California.TBJ