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General Information

Agency #: 202 Texas Law Center1414 Colorado, P.O. Box 12487Austin 78711

Members

Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
President Larry P. McDougal

Officers

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chair of the Board Jerry C. Alexander (214) 742-2121
President Larry P. McDougal (281) 725-6025
Immediate Past President Randall O. Sorrels (713) 222-7211
President Elect Sylvia Borunda Firth
Immediate Past Chair of the Board Laura Gibson (713) 658-4635

Elected Directors - 3 Year Terms

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
District 6, Place 3 Mary L. Scott
At Large Andres E. Almanzan (915) 532-2000
District 3 Kate Bihm (936) 788-6100
District 6, Place 5 Rebekah Steely Brooker (214) 706-4227
At-Large Director Luis M. Cardenas (956) 630-2222
District 12 Lydia Elizondo Mount
District 16 Dwight McDonald
District 6, Place 2 Robert L. Tobey
District 2 Christina M. Davis (903) 533-1005
District 4, Place 3 Bill Kroger
District 9, Place 1 Leslie W. Dippel (512) 854-9513
District 1 G. David Smith
District 5 Lori M. Kern
District 10, Place 1 Thomas A. Crosley
At-Large director Wendy-Adele Humphrey (806) 834-4446
District 2 Michael K. Hurst (201) 981-3838
District 4, Place 2 Benny Agosto, Jr.
District 6, Place 4 Chad Baruch
District 17 Steve Fischer
District 8 Yolanda Cortes Mares (254) 771-1412
District 11 Carra Miller (361) 573-5500
District 7, Place 1 Kimberly M. Naylor
District 9, Place 2 Christopher Oddo (512) 478-4995
District 14 Kimberly Pack Wilson
District 4, Place 5 Nitin Sud
District 9, Place 2 Adam T. Schramek (512) 536-5232
District 6, Place 1 David Sergi (512) 392-5010
District 4, Place 4 Lucy Forbes
District 7, Place 2 Jason C. Smith (817) 334-0880
District 4, Place 1 Diane St. Yves (281) 501-1558
District 10, Place 2 Santos Vargas (210) 853-5882
District 4, Place 6 Andrew Tolchin
District 9, Place 1 D. Todd Smith
District 13 James Wester (806) 379-0354
At-Large director James C. Woo (210) 349-6484

Public Member Directors

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Public Member Jeffrey W. Allison (832) 797-9262
Public Member Michael Dokupil (713) 961-3689
Public Member Jarrod T. Foerster (713) 623-6000
Public Member Alan Sims (972) 293-8827
Public Member G. Michael Vasquez (817) 946-7086

Minority Directors

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Minority Director Angelica Hernandez (713) 576-7245
Minority Director Rudolph K. Metayer (512) 222-1950

TYLA Members of the Board

(800) 204-2222 x1539
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Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
TYLA President Victor Flores (972) 941-7125
TYLA President-elect Jeanine Novosad Rispoli
TYLA Immediate Past President Sally Pretorius (214) 871-2727

Ex-Officio Members

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Trey Apffel (512) 427-1500 / (512) 427-4108
General Counsel Ross Fischer (512) 354-1786
Chief Disciplinary Counsel Seana Willing (512) 427-1330 / (512) 427-4167

Liaisons

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Supreme Court Liaison The Honorable Debra H. Lehrmann (512) 463-1320
Out-of-State Lawyer Liaison Position Vacant
Federal Judiciary Liaison The Honorable Xavier Rodriguez (210) 472-6575
Court of Criminal Appeals Liaison The Honorable Bert Richardson (512) 463-1565

Section Representatives to the Board Committee Members

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Large-sized Sections Elizabeth Copeland (202) 521-0700
Medium-sized Sections Deborah L. Cordova (956) 632-5010
Medium-sized Sections Shelby Jean (806) 763-4557
Small-sized Sections Matthew Kolodoski (214) 871-8200
Large-sized Sections Emily Miller (925) 646-7685
Large-sized Sections Kathryn J. Murphy (214) 473-9696

Staff Members

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Trey Apffel
Legal Access Division/Texas Access to Justice Commission Trish McAllister
Deputy Executive Director KaLyn Laney
Deputy Executive Director Ray Cantu
Associate Executive Director/Legal Counsel John Sirman
Texas Young Lawyers Association Tracy Brown
Texas Board of Legal Specialization Leo D. Figueroa
Chief Disciplinary Counsel Seana Willing
Texas Bar College Merianne Gaston
Chief Financial Officer Tracy Jarratt
Information Technology Div. Brad Powell (512) 427-1463
Purchasing & Facilities Paul Rogers
Lawyer Referral Lisa Zvonek
MCLE Nancy Smith
Texas Bar Foundation Andrea Stone

1-800 Numbers

1-800 Numbers
Main Toll Free: (800) 204-2222
Advertising Review: (800) 566-4616
Barratry Hotline: (800) 633-6630
Disaster Response Hotline: (800) 504-7030
Grievance Information: (800) 932-1900
Institutes and Seminars: (800) 852-7371
Lawyer Referral Services: (800) 252-9690
Lawyer's Ethics Helpline: (800) 532-3947
Legal Access Division: (888) 281-6511
TX Bd. of Legal Specialization: (855) 277-TBLS
TX Equal Access to Justice: (800) 252-3401
TX Judges' Assist. Program: (800) 219-6474
TX Lawyers' Assist. Program: (800) 343-TLAP
Texas Lawyers Care: (888) 281-6511

Notes

46 voting members: including 3 SBOT officers, 30 elected district directors, 6 public members, 4 at-large directors, and 3 TYLA officers. The Executive Director, Chief Disciplinary Counsel, General Counsel, and SBOT Immediate Past Chair of the Board serve as ex-officio members. Also associated with the Board are 6 section representatives, 4 judicial liaisons, and 1 out-of-state lawyer liaison.

* Subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2029.