Past Presidents

Terry Tottenham
(June 5, 1944 - )

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.


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