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Administrative & Public Law

Linda Secord, Austin

African-American Lawyers

Tatiana Waits, Grapevine

Alternative Dispute Resolution

John Sabine DeGroote, Dallas

Animal Law

W. Michael Murray, Austin

Antitrust and Business Litigation

J. Bruce McDonald, Houston


Michael S. Truesdale, Austin

Asian-Pacific Interest

Punam Kaji, Houston

Aviation Law

Mark D. Pierce, Austin

Bankruptcy Law

Eduardo Rodriguez, Rancho Viejo

Business Law

Emile Stephen Bolden, Dallas

Child Protection Law

Debra H. Lehrmann, Austin


Civil Liberties & Civil Rights

Jay Forester, Dallas

Collaborative Law

Richard C. Price, Fort Worth

Computer & Technology

Michael Jackson Curran, Austin

Construction Law

Richard Paul Flake, Houston

Consumer and Commercial Law

Andrew Eugene Sattler, San Antonio

Corporate Counsel

Sylvia Ann Cardona, San Antonio

Criminal Justice

Hon. Sid Harle, San Antonio

Entertainment and Sports Law

Michael D. Farris, Sunnyvale

Environmental and Natural Resources

Rebecca K. Skiba, Houston

Family Law

Cindy Venise Tisdale, Granbury

General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm

Sonya Denise Hoskins, Dallas

Government Law

John Grace, Lubbock

Health Law

Elizabeth Sjoberg, Cypress Mill

Hispanic Issues

Betty Torres, Austin

Immigration and Nationality Law

Susan Bond, Dallas

Insurance Law

Meloney Cargil Perry, Dallas

Intellectual Property Law

Herbert J. Hammond, Dallas

International Law

Michelle Schulz, Dallas

James C. Watson Inn of Former Officers and Directors

Deborah Jean Bullion, Sugar Land


Hon. Jennifer Rymell, Fort Worth

Justice of the Peace Courts

Howard M. Bookstaff, Houston

Juvenile Law

Kameron D. Johnson, Austin

Labor and Employment Law

John Griffin, Victoria

Law Student Division

Steven Traeger, New Braunfels

Legislative and Campaign Law

Andrew Eugene Cates, Austin



Claire Bow, Austin


Carlos Eduardo Cardenas, El Paso

Litigation - Sustaining

Carlos Eduardo Cardenas, El Paso

Military and Veterans Law

Dawn Laubach, San Antonio

Municipal Judges

Hon. Joyce Elaine Marshall-Augustine, Houston

Native American Law

Gaines F. West, II, College Station

Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law

Peter Earl Hosey, San Antonio

Paralegal Division

Mona Hart-Tucker, Daingerfield

Poverty Law

Alberto Mesta, El Paso

Public Utility Law

Lori Ann Cobos, Austin

Real Estate, Probate & Trust

Tina Green, Texarkana

School Law

Julie Leahy, Austin


Stephanie M. Schroepfer, Houston

Women and the Law

Kirby Blair Drake, Dallas

Workers' Compensation

Royce Vaughn Bicklein, Odessa