At-Large Director Positions
The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for the at-large director position. Four at-large positions on the board are appointed by the president of the State Bar subject to confirmation by the board of directors. One position will become vacant in 2021. At-large directors serve three-year terms, and this year the term begins June 17, 2021.
In making the appointments, the president is required to appoint directors who demonstrate knowledge gained from experience in the legal profession and community necessary to ensure the board represents the interests of attorneys from the varied backgrounds that compose the membership of the State Bar of Texas.
An Ad Hoc Committee to Nominate At-large Directors will recommend two candidates to the State Bar president, who will select one candidate for appointment subject to ratification of the State Bar board. Nominees will be responsible for their own expenses related to the interview process.
CURRENT AT-LARGE DIRECTORS
ANDRÉS E. ALMANZÁN
Term expires 2022
Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi, Paxson & Galatzan
100 N. Stanton St., Ste. 1000
El Paso 79901
(915) 532-2000, ext. 509 fax: (915) 541-1597
DAVID N. CALVILLO
Term expires 2023
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams, & Aughtry, P.C.
1200 Smith St., Ste. 1400
(713) 658-1818 fax: (713) 658-2553
LUIS M. CARDENAS
Term expires 2022
Escobedo & Cardenas, L.L.P.
(956) 630-2222 fax:(956) 630-2223
Term expires 2021
Texas Tech University School of Law
3311 18th Street
To assist in the improvement of the State Bar and the legal profession, your full commitment to the duties of a director is expected. Directors serve three-year terms and participate in many activities and events that require a significant time commitment. Below are Frequently Asked Questions about the duties and expectations of serving on the board and the guidelines for election.
The deadline for nominations is December 1, 2020.
For your nomination packet to be considered complete, please include:
nomination letter (self-nominations are not accepted)
3 to 5 letters of recommendation
brief personal statement of no more than 500 words explaining why you have “knowledge gained from experience in the legal profession and community necessary to ensure the board represents the interests of attorneys from the varied backgrounds that compose the membership of the State Bar.”
Completed nomination packets may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or mailed to:
State Bar of Texas
Attn: Chielsey Barber
PO Box 12487
Austin, TX 78711
Please note that an application for at-large director does not preclude an applicant from running for an elected board position. Petitions for the elected board member positions must be received at the State Bar headquarters by March 1, 2021.
For additional information, please contact Chielsey Barber at 512-427-1416 or 800-204-2222 ext. 1416 or email@example.com