TYLA 2016-2017 Board of Directors

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Officers

     

Sam Houston, President
Houston Dunn, PLLC
4040 Broadway, Ste. 440,
San Antonio 78209
(210) 775-0882
sam@hdappeals.com
 

Zeke Fortenberry, Chair
Assistant Criminal District Attorney
Collin County, Texas
2100 Bloomdale, Suite 100,
McKinney 75071
(972) 548-3603
zfortenberry@co.collin.tx.us

Sally Pretorius, Vice President
KoonsFuller, P.C.
181 Grand Ave., Ste. 225,
Southlake 76092
(817) 481-2710
sally@koonsfuller.com
 

Amanda A. Abraham, Secretary
Roth Law Firm
115 N. Wellington, Ste. 200,
Marshall, 75670
(903) 935-1665
fax: (903) 935-1797
aa@rothfirm.com

Nick Guinn, Treasurer
Gunn, Lee & Cave, P.C.
300 Convent Street, Suite 1080,
San Antonio 78205
(210) 886-9500
fax:  (210) 886-9883
nguinn@gunn-lee.com
 




Baili B. Rhodes, President-elect
West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry, P.C.
1515 Emerald Plaza,
College Station 77845
(979) 694-7000
fax:  (979) 694-8000
baili.rhodes@westwebblaw.com

 

John W. Shaw, Chair-elect
Parker Law Firm 
2317 Plaza Pkwy, Ste. 100
Beford 76021
(817) 503-9200
fax: (817) 503-9203
john@parkerlawfirm.com

 


C. Barrett Thomas, Immediate Past President Blanchard & Thomas, PLLC
215 Mary Ave., Ste. 306,
Waco 76701
(866) 219-6119 
barrett@blanchardthomas.com

 

Directors

     

Amanda A. Abraham, District 1
Roth Law Firm
115 N. Wellington, Ste. 200,
Marshall, 75670
(903) 935-1665
fax: (903) 935-1797
aa@rothfirm.com

 

Raymond J. Baeza, District 14
Farmers Insurance Exchange
1250 Hawkins Blvd.,
El Paso 79925
(915) 261-8513
raymond.1.baeza@farmersinsurance.com


 

Alex J. Bell, District 5, Place 3
Fletcher, Farley, Shipman & Salinas, LLP 9201 N. Central Expy., Ste. 600,
Dallas 75231 
(214) 987-9600
fax: (214) 987-9866 alex.bell@fletcherfarley.com

Scott Bodkin, District 11
Bodkin, Niehaus, & Dickson, PLLC P.O. Box 2876,
Denton 76202
(972) 704-1368 ext. 700
fax: (888) 314-7695
scott@bndlegal.com

Aaron J. Burke, District 5, Place 1
Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer  LLP
6688 N. Central Expressway, Ste. 1000,
Dallas 75206
(214) 346-3780
fax: (214) 267-4280
aburke@hdbdlaw.co


Kimberly C. Clark, Minority at-Large Director, Small City
Special Prosecution Unit-Civil Division
1300 11th Street, Suite 310,
Huntsville 77340
(936) 291-0431
fax: (936) 435-2473
kclark@sputexas.org
 


Donald Delgado, District 2 
West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry, P.C. 
1515 Emerald Plaza,
College Station 77845
(979) 694-7000 
fax: (979) 694-8000 
donald.delgado@westwebblaw.com

 

Britney Harrison Dieng, Minority at-Large
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. 8117 Preston Rd., Ste. 500, Dallas 75225
(214) 987-3800
fax: (214) 987-3927
britney.dieng@ogletreedeakins.com


Andrew Dornburg, District 21
The Law Office of Andrew Dornburg
201 Jackson St., 2nd Floor
Richmond, 77469
(832) 449-6116
fax:  (832) 553-7273
adornburg@dornburglaw.com

M. Kaylan Dunn, District 6, Place 2
Andrews Kurth LLP
600 Travis St., Ste. 4200,
Houston 77002
(713) 220-4127
fax: (713) 238-7173
kaylandunn@andrewskurth.com

John W. Ellis, District 8, Place 2
Scott, Douglass & McConnico LLP
303 Colorado St., Ste. 2400
Austin 78701
(512) 495-6300
fax: (512) 495-6399
jellis@scottdoug.com
Jay Forester, District 5, Place 4
Lee & Braziel, LLP 
1801 N. Lamar, #325,
Dallas 75202
(214) 749-1400
fax: (214) 749-1010
forester@l-b-law.com


JoAnne Garcia, District 13
Garza Garcia, PLLC
2416 Buddy Owens Blvd.,
McAllen 78504
(956) 585-0085
fax: (956) 587-0485 
joanne@garzagarcialaw.com


Jonathan Garcia, District 19
Webb County District Attorney's Office
1110 Victoria, Ste. 401,
Laredo 78040
(956) 235-7438
fax: (956) 523-5926
jogarcia@webbcountytx.gov

Sara Anne Giddings, District 15
Smith Rose Finley
36 W. Beauregard, Ste. 300 
San Angelo 76902
(325) 653-6721
sgiddings@smithrose.com

Charlie Ginn, District 4
Collin County District Attorney's Office 2100 Bloomdale, Ste. 200
McKinney 75071
(972) 548-3624  jcharlesginn@gmail.com

Rachel L. Grove, District 7
Jefferson County District Office
1001 Pearl St., Fl. 3, Beaumont 77701
(409) 835-8550
fax: (409) 835-8684 
rgrove@co.jefferson.tx.us

Nick Guinn, District 18, Place 1
Gunn, Lee & Cave, P.C.
300 Convent Street, Suite 1080,
San Antonio 78205
(210) 886-9500
fax:  (210) 886-9883
nguinn@gunn-lee.com

Amy Hardberger, Law School Liaison
Associate Dean
St. Mary's University One Camino Santa Maria San Antonio, TX 78228
(210) 436-3713

 

Matthew L. Harris, District 3
Matthew Harris Law, PLLC
1001 Main St., Ste. 200,
Lubbock 79401
(806) 702-4852
fax: (800) 985-9479
Matthew@MatthewHarrisLaw.com

Hon. Aurora Martinez Jones, Travis County District Courts
1000 Guadalupe, 5th Floor
Austin 78701




 

 
Curtis W. Lucas, District 9
Law Office of Curtis W. Lucas
1701 Austin Ave.,
Waco 76701
(254) 230-0084 
fax: (254) 946-0167
curtis@curtislucaslaw.com


 

 
Timothy Newman, District 5, Place 2
HAYNES AND BOONE, LLP
2323 Victory Ave., Ste. 700,
Dallas 75219
(214) 651-5029
fax: (214) 200-0611 
timothy.newman@haynesboone.com
 

 

Rebecca Patterson, District 17
Midland County District Attorney's Office
500 N. Loraine St., Ste 200, Midland 79705
(432) 688-4411
fax: (432) 688-4938 

 

Courtney Barksdale Perez, Minority at-Large Director, Large City
Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler
8150 N. Central Expy., Ste. 500,
Dallas 75206
(214) 550-5052
fax: (214) 550-8185 
cperez@carterscholer.com



Brittany Ringel, District 6, Place 6
Siemens Energy, Inc.
10730 Telge Road,
Houston, Texas  77095
(832) 551-9693
fax:  (281) 856-4499
brittringel@gmail.com

 

Ryan E. Scharar, District 10, Place 1
Attorney At Law
100 E. 15th St., Ste. 350,
Fort Worth 76102
(817) 918-3035
fax: (817) 916-8824 
ryan@scharartax.com
 

Nicole Soussan, District 6, Place 4
Reed Smith LLP
811 Main St., Suite 1700     
Houston 77002
(713) 469-3886
nsoussan@reedsmith.com

 

Christopher E. Stoy, District 10, Place 2 Hutchison & Stoy, PLLC
509 Pecan St., Ste. 201,
Fort Worth 76102
(817) 820-0100
fax: (817) 820-0111 cstoy@hsjustice.com
 

Amanda Torres, Minority At-Large Director, Small City
Branscomb | PC
802 N. Carancahua, Ste. 1900, Corpus Christi, 78401-0036
(361) 886-3800
fax: (361) 886-3805
atorres@branscombpc.com

Joel T. Towner, District 6, Place 3
Beck Redden LLP
1221 McKinney St., Ste. 4500, Houston 77010
(713) 951-6218
fax: (713) 951-3720 
jtowner@beckredden.com
 

 
Louis Williams, District 12
Porter, Rogers, Dahlman & Gordon P.C.
800 N. Shoreline Blvd, Ste. 800 Corpus Christie 78401
(361) 880-5850
fax: (361) 880-5844 lwilliams@prdg.com
 

Tim Williams, District 16
Sprouse Shrader Smith PLLC
701 S. Taylor, Ste. 500,
Amarillo 79101
(806) 468-3346
fax: (806) 373-3454 timwilliams@spouselaw.com
 

Veronica S. Wolfe, District 18, Place 2
Ford Murray
10001 Reunion Place, Ste. 640,
San Antonio 78216
(210) 731-6400
fax: (210) 731-6401
veronica.wolfe@fordmurray.com

   
       

Liaisons

     


Justice Paul W. Green, Supreme Court Liaison
Supreme Court of Texas
P.O. Box 12248
Austin 78711-2248
(512) 463-1328
fax:  (512) 463-1365
paul.green@courts.state.tx.us
 


Jenny Smith, Access To Justice Liaison
Cobb & Counsel, PLLC
401 Congress Ave., Ste. 1540,
Austin 78701
(512) 687-7571
fax:  (512) 687-3499
jenny@cobbxcounsel.com
 


Victor A. Flores, ABA YLD District 25 Representative
City of McAllen- City Attorney's Office
P.O. Box 220, McAllen 78505
(956) 681-1090
fax: (956) 681-1099 vflores@mcallen.net

Rusty O’Kane, ABA YLD District 26 Representative
Wick Phillips Gould & Martin, LLP
3131 McKinney Ave., Ste. 100, Dallas 75204
(214) 692-6200 rusty.okane@wickphillips.com

 

 

   


Cherika Edwards
Law Student Liaison
Thurgood Marshall School Of Law