State Bar President, 2010-2011
Terry Tottenham is of counsel to Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. in Austin. He is certified in personal injury and civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and was the recipient of its first Pro Bono Award. As State Bar President, he created the successful pro bono initiative, “Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans,” to assist low-income veterans and their families in obtaining access to legal advice and services.
Tottenham has served on the State Bar Board of Directors, as
founder and chair of the Health Law Section, and chair of the Litigation
Section. An adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law,
he received TexasBarCLE’s Gene Cavin Award for excellence and has
created a national trial skills training program for public service
lawyers. Tottenham has served in leadership positions with the American
Board of Trial Advocates, Austin Bar Association, American Academy of
Healthcare Attorneys, Texas Bar Foundation, Texas Board of Legal
Specialization, and Texas Young Lawyers Association. He is a Fellow of
the American College of Trial Lawyers, International Academy of Trial
Lawyers, and International Society of Barristers. He earned a B.S. from
the University of Texas, a J.D. from the University of Texas School of
Law, and an LL.M. from George Washington University.