Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Law Examiners, Board of*

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9 Members - 6 Years Members are appointed by the Supreme Court

General Information

Agency #: 203 205 W. 14th St., Suite 500P.O. Box 13486Austin 78711-3486


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Harold "Al" Odom Houston
Vice Chair Augustin Rivera, Jr. Corpus Christi
Board Member(s) Barbara Ellis Austin
Teresa Ereon Giltner Dallas
C. Alfred Mackenzie Waco
Dwaine M. Massey Houston
Anna McKim Lubbock
Cynthia Orr San Antonio
Carlos Soltero Austin


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Susan Henricks (512) 463-8929
Executive Assistant Laurie Gonzales (512) 463-8926
Director, Character and Fitness Allison Drisch (512) 463-9476
Director, Eligibility and Examination Nahdiah Hoang (512) 463-6216
General Counsel Allan Cook (512) 463-9422
Staff Attorney Kristin Bassinger (512) 936-2292


The Board of Law Examiners is the judicial agency responsible for administering the process of determining that applicants seeking to be licensed to practice law in Texas meet the qualifications set by the Supreme Court of Texas.

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