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Donate Now to the Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

The Texas Bar Foundation established a fund to support recovery efforts following landfall of the category 4 hurricane. 100% of the funds will go directly to nonprofit organizations providing aid to Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas.  All donations collected will go to Lone Star Legal Aid, local bars and other legal aid and volunteer legal service organizations in the 55+ affected counties to help those impacted by the storm.

Click here for a Hurricane Harvey Grant Application

Please Join Our Growing List of Donors

Jim Huggler • Tyler, TX


Judge R. H. Wallace, Jr. • Fort Worth, TX


Massachusetts Bar Association


Kevin Feeney • Houston, TX


The State Bar of Texas


Sonja and Neal Adams • Euless, TX


Dr. Sharon Barkley-Birckhead • Hyattsville, MD


Connecticut Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers


Diane DeVasto • Tyler, TX


Carl Robin Teague • San Antonio, TX


Paula Beasley • Dallas, TX


J. Arnold Aguilar • Brownsville, TX


Cheryl Hepfer • Rockville, MD


Anne White • Chevy Chase, MD


Christopher Nicholson • Lutherville, MD


Timothy P. Doody • New Orleans, LA


Chaffe McCall Foundation Fund • Houston, TX


Ronald G. Tefteller • San Antonio, TX


Mississippi Bar Foundation


Ramirez & Associates, PC • Dallas, TX


State Bar of Texas Criminal Justice Section


Stephen Mosher • Fort Worth, TX


Oklahoma Bar Foundation


Thomas Hull • Cary, NC


Burlington County Bar Foundation • Mount Holly, NJ


Chamberlain McHaney • Austin, TX


Family Law Section State Bar • San Antonio, TX


Colorado AAML • Denver, CO 


Kathleen Dumais • Rockville, MD


Tammy Stringer • Charlotte, NC


Jeffrey C. Guidry • Austin, TX


Ronald Ogens • Potomac, MD


Linda Ostovitz • Ellicott City, MD


Mary Sanders • Towson, MD


Delaney McKinney • Chevy Chase, MD


The Witmeyer Law Firm • Ashland, VA


Ann Sundt • Garrett Partk, MD


Hess Family Law • Vienna, VA


Cynthia Callahan • Rockville, MD


Michael Hendler • Baltimore, MD


Harold Tatum • Laredo, TX


Stephen Krohn • Annapolis, MD


Prof. Herbert Justin Pace • Portage, MI


Howard Soypher • New Market, MD


Hon. J. Michael Swanson • Monahans, TX


Vincent Wills • Gaithersburg, MD


Judge Mary Lou Keel • Austin, TX


Simon D. Whiting • Dallas, TX


Ellen Pitluk • San Antonio, TX


Mark R. Zeidman • Houston, TX


David Ashmore • Georgetown, TX


Stephanie T. Strolle • San Antonio, TX


Susannah R. Mills • Austin, TX


Joel T. Towner • Houston, TX


Melinda B. Wycoff • Houston, TX


Law Office of H. W. Leverett, Jr. • Midland, TX


Scott J. Arrington • Houston, TX


Marion J. Borchers • New Braunfels, TX


R.N. Cate • San Antonio, TX


John C. Dickey • Dallas, TX


Jim S. Hart • Houston, TX


Hon. Aaron S. Kaufman • Dallas, TX


W. R. Wilson • San Antonio, TX


Employees of the State Bar of Texas


Lowell Brown • Round Rock, TX


Ken Cobleigj • Dayton, MD


Connecticut Chapter AAML


Shannon Dacus • Tyler, TX


Ann-Marie DeGraffenreidt • Mystic, CT


Michael Dobbs • Austin, TX


New Jersey Bar Foundation


Michael Hendryx • Houston, TX


Jill Hoefling • Austin, TX


Michelle Leding • Little Rock, AR


Irene Tong • Austin, TX


Bain, Files, Jarrett & Harrison, P.C. • Tyler, TX


Lisa Zvonek • Austin, TX


Wayne E. Cavalier • Jarrell, TX


Mark R. Zeidman • Houston, TX


Howard C. Berger • Pleasanton, TX


Parshotam Lall • Annapolis, MD


North Carolina Bar Foundation


M. Chad Richwine • Aledo, TX


Jackie Robinson • Fort Worth, TX


Colorado Chapter AAML • Colorado Springs, CO


Mary-Kate Smith • Stamford, CT


Charles E. Wear • Arlington, TX


Donald Davis • Arnold, MD


Timothy A. Newman • Dallas, TX


Cynthia J. Wiens • San Antonio, TX


Charles G. Childress • Austin, TX


Randall L. Schmidt • Fort Worth, TX


McLaren & Lee, Attorneys • Columbia, SC


Ray Cantu • Austin, TX


Alistair B. Dawson • Houston, TX


Gregory W. Gibson • Duncan, OK


Hon. Federico G. Hinojosa, Jr. • McAllen, TX


Tracy Jarratt • Austin, TX


Hon. Philip W. Johnson • Austin, TX


Aversano & Gold ● Houston, TX


Salam & Associates, PC ● Richardson, TX


Petroff & Associates ● Dallas, TX


New York Bar Foundation


Crawford & Jordan LLP ● Dallas, TX


Texas Board of Legal Specialization ● Austin, TX


Linda Acevedo ● Austin, TX


Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. ● Celina, TX


Thomas J. Adair ● Plano, TX


Cristina Almodovar ● Laurel, MD


Birmingham Bar Foundation


George V. Basham III ● Austin, TX


Jane L. Belazi ● Austin, TX


Hon. Gary M. Bellair ● Lubbock, TX


Hector A. Beltran ● El Paso, TX


Richard K. Bowersock ● Wichita Falls, TX


Reagan Boyce ● Woodland Hills, CA


Patrick D. Bramblett ● El Paso, TX


Vickie S. Brandt ● Dallas, TX


The Law Office of J. Patrick Sutton ● Austin, TX


Michael Briggs ● Baltimore, MD


Thomas S. Burke ● Charleston, SC


Cordero & Associates Law Firm PLLC ● Grand Prairie, TX


John Calhoun ● Little Rock, AR


Carlos E. Cardenas ● El Paso, TX


Roberta Chandler ● Tulsa, OK


Hon. Melchor Chavez-Camacho ● Harlingen, TX


Brenda L. Clayton ● Austin, TX


Scot Clinton ● Houston, TX


R. Caven Crosnoe ● Wichita Falls, TX


Keawaii Crow ● San Angelo, TX


Brenda T. Cubbage ● Dallas, TX


Michael Curry ● Austin, TX


Nicole Della Ragione ● Wantagh, NY


Sam Denton ● Austin, TX


Daniel Easley ● San Antonio, TX


Jeffrey W. Ermis ● Midlothian, TX


John Ezell ● Fairfax, VA


Carter L. Ferguson ● Fort Worth, TX


Melanie Finkelstein ● Dallas, TX


Charles S. Frigerio ● San Antonio, TX


Joe M. Futch Jr. ● Austin, TX


Jaclyn Genchi ● Lake Park, FL


Ann M. Gerner ● Bellevue, WA


Cynthia Barela Graham ● Amarillo, TX


April E. Gremillion ● Columbia, SC


James Griffis ● Fort Worth, TX


Katharine A. Grubbs ● Eueless, TX


Elaine Hengen ● El Paso, TX


Thomas Hill ● Austintown, OH


R. Ken Hines ● Wichita Falls, TX


Michael K. Hogan ● Tyler, TX


Michael Hornak ● Mission Viejo, CA


Cynthia V. De Los Santos Law Office PLLC ● Austin, TX


Peter E. Hosey ● San Antonio, TX


Judy Hounshell ● Mesquite, TX


John D. Hughes ● Chevy Chase, MD


Anna Rebecca Hutt ● Washington, DC


Professor Vincent R. Johnson ● San Antonio, TX


Robert E. Jones II ● Lubbock, TX


Timothy Keane ● Milton, FL


Eileen M. Keiffer ● Seattle, WA


W Clayton Gaston PLLC ● Midland, TX


Ted M. Kerr ● Midland, TX


Geoffrey Kirshbaum ● Cedar Park, TX


Scott Klippel ● Jacksonville Beach, FL


Daniel A. Knott ● Dallas, TX


Kevin Lee ● Austin, TX


Randel Lewis ● Golden, CO


Janith A. Lewis-Bryant ● Rowlett, TX


Michael S. Lozich ● Allen, TX


Michael A. McConnell ● Fort Worth, TX


Sean McEnroe ● Washington, DC


eMinutes ● Los Angeles, CA


John B. McNamara III ●Waco, TX


Garrett S. Melchiorre ● Midland, TX


John F. Melton ● Austin, TX


Jose Meraz ● Perryton, TX


Elizabeth N. Miller ● Austin, TX


Karen R. Monroe ● The Woodlands, TX


Allison Moody ● Addison, TX


Richard A Gump, Jr., P.C ● Dallas, TX


Law Office of Cynthia L. Benavides, L.L.C. ● Weslaco, TX


Stephen P. O'Neal ● Fort Worth, TX


Laura J. O'Rourke ● Dallas, TX


Ohiole Ozolua ● Atlanta, GA


Helene Parker ● Lewisville, TX


Christina Patierno ● Highlands Ranch, CO


Jeffrey S. Patterson ● Dallas, TX


Martin Rader ● Brookfield, CT


Grier H. Raggio, Jr. ● Dallas, TX


Jane Raiford ● Covington, LA


Larry O. Rasco ● San Marcos, TX


Dena A. Reecer ● Denton, TX


Law Office of Cindy V. Tisdale ● Granbury, TX


Lisa Richard ● Austin, TX


Susan R. Richardson ● Midland, TX


John P. Rouse ● San Antonio, TX


Rick L. Russwurm ● Dumas, TX


Hon. Jennifer S. Rymell ● Fort Worth, TX


W. Christopher Schaeper ● Houston, TX


Judith A. Schening ● South Elgin, IL


David C. Schulte ● Dallas, TX


Evan Singer ● Dallas, TX


Hon. Pamela Cook Sirmon ● Amarillo, TX


Cynthia Smith ● Boerne, TX


Mary-Kate Smith ● Stamford, CT


David Stallard ● Austin, TX


Carla J. Stephens ● Eastland, TX


Daniel C. Steppick ● Fort Worth, TX


Andrea Stone ● Austin, TX


Harold Tatum ● Laredo, TX


Louise E. Tausch ● Texarkana, TX


Scott Thompson ● Orlando, FL


Lal Varghese ● Irving, TX


David M. Walsh IV ● Irving, TX


Hon. T. John War ● Longview, TX


Thomas Weathered ● Princeville, HI


H. Philip Whitworth, Jr. ● Austin, TX


Dulcie G. Wink ● Katy, TX


Debra L. Witter ● Dallas, TX


Kathleen Woody ● Silver Spring, MD


David A. Wright ● Austin, TX


Leslie Wylie ● Yantis, TX


Brian K. Yost ● Fort Worth, TX


Upcoming Fellows Receptions

District 17 Fellows Reception
November 2, 2017
The El Paso Club
201 E. Main St., Fl. 18
El Paso

District 8 Fellows Reception
November 14, 2017
Miramont Country Club
One Miramont Blvd.
Bryan

District 15 Fellows Reception
November 28, 2017
The Peasant Village Restaurant
23 S. Park
San Angelo

District 11 Fellows Reception
March 22, 2018
Corpus Christi Yacht Club
98 Coopers Alley
Corpus Christi

District 4 Fellows Reception
March 27, 2018
Coronado Club
919 Milam St. Ste. 500
Houston

 

Thank you to our 50th Anniversary Benefactors!

David W. Copeland

Sara E. Dysart, P.C.


Locke Lord, LLP

MehaffyWeber, P.C.

Thank you to our 2017 Annual Dinner Supporters!

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Dacus Firm

Haynes and Boone Law Firm

Texas A&M University School of Law

 


 

 

 

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Cynthia and Roland Johnson

Sherry and Tim Kelly

 

Read our 2016 Annual Report and 2017 Newsletter!

 

Spring 2017 Grantees Announced

For a full listing of the Spring 2017 grants, click here.

“Altruistic: unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others. Or put another way, altruistic: Texas Bar Foundation Fellows. The Texas Bar Foundation continues its legacy of giving by distributing more than $1,000,000 in grants this year to enhance the rule of law and the system of justice in Texas. Thousands of Texans will benefit this year from the giving spirit of our Fellows.” – Cindy Tisdale, Chair of the Board of Trustees

 

 

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Sustaining Life Fellow Jewelry

Are you a Sustaining Life Fellow?  If so, Texas Bar Foundation commemorative cufflinks and lapel pins are available to you. See the variety of options below and order by clicking here.

Texas Bar Foundation Cufflinks

 

Texas Lawyer’s Creed

The Texas Bar Foundation encourages all lawyers to remember the importance of maintaining the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. In 1989, the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals adopted the Texas Lawyer’s Creed. This mandate for professionalism is printed by the Texas Bar Foundation and distributed to attorneys and the public.

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