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A section is comprised of lawyers who practice in similar legal specialties. Each Section is designed to offer closer association between attorneys engaged in specialized fields of law, thus providing the opportunity to share professional experiences.

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For further information, contact the Sections Department at 1-800-204-2222 or (512) 427-1463 ext. 1420.

Section
(click for website)
Chair
Dues
Administrative & Public Law J. Kay Trostle, Austin
512-494-9500
$25
African-American Lawyers
Terence Curtis Norman, Pearland
281-485-0603
$25
Alternative Dispute Resolution Ronald Hornberger, San Antonio
210-734-7092
$25
Animal Law Natalie Rebecca Lynch, Austin
512-298-2346
$20
Antitrust and Business Litigation William F. Carroll, Dallas
214-698-7828
$20
Appellate Jeffrey S. Levinger, Dallas
214-855-6817
$25
Asian-Pacific Interest Alice Liu Cook, Austin
512-472-5060
$15
Aviation Law Vincent Jerome Allen, Dallas
972-367-2001
$20
Bankruptcy Law Richard S. Schmidt, Corpus Christi
361-888-3207
$25
Business Law David R. Keyes, Austin
512-495-6455
$30
Collaborative Law Jack Harold Emmott, Houston
713-986-7000
$25
Computer & Technology Antony P. Ng, Austin
512-343-6116
$25
Construction Law Matthew C. Ryan, Austin
512-708-1250
$30
Consumer and Commercial Law Esther Chavez, Austin
$30
Corporate Counsel Michael D. Marin, Austin
512-732-8924
$25
Criminal Justice Matt Powell, Lubbock
806-775-1100
$20
Entertainment and Sports Law Catherine Alice Hough, Dallas
972-378-9111
$30
Environmental and Natural Resources Michael J. Nasi, Austin
512-236-2216
$30
Family Law Sherri Ann Evans, Houston
713-789-5112
$40
General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Kevin Wayne Mutscher, Brenham
979-836-3636
$20
Government Law Joan L. Marshall, Dallas
214-747-1519
$20
Health Law Lee A. Spangler, Round Rock
512-370-1300
$20
Hispanic Issues Patricia O'Connell Alvarez, San Antonio
210-335-2635
$20
Immigration and Nationality Law Paige Lindley Smith-Taylor, Dallas
214-442-7313
$20
Individual Rights and Responsibilities Eliot D. Shavin, Dallas
214-522-2010
$15
Insurance Law Stephen E. Walraven, San Antonio
210-822-2018
$30
Intellectual Property Law Paul R. Morico, Houston
713-229-1732
$30
International Law George F. Goolsby, Houston
713-229-1416
$30
James C. Watson Inn of Former Officers and Directors Deborah Jean Bullion, Sugar Land
281-340-7000
$15 (limited membership)
Judicial Penny Roberts, San Angelo
325-658-2495
$30 (limited membership)
Justice of the Peace Courts
Howard M. Bookstaff, Houston
713-977-8686
$20
Juvenile Law Laura Peterson, Garland
972-303-4529
$25
Labor and Employment Law Kathy D. Boutchee, Houston
713-651-4913
$30
Law Student Division Greg Siemankowski, Georgetown
512-630-7051
$15
Legislative and Campaign Law Ross Fischer, Austin
512-279-6431
LGBT Law Shelly L. Skeen, Richardson
214-373-7788
$20
Litigation Christy Amuny, Beaumont
409-833-0398
$30
Litigation - Sustaining Christy Amuny, Beaumont
409-833-0398
$100
Military and Veterans Law Robert Bruce Goss, Houston
713-572-4838
$15
Municipal Judges Hon. Sara Hartin, New Braunfels
830-221-4186
$15 (limited membership)
Native American Law Arnold S. Battise, Livingston
936-239-6072
$20
Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law M. C. Cottingham Miles, San Antonio
210-220-1354
$35
Paralegal Division Misti Dyane Janes, Amarillo
806-379-0315
Poverty Law Matthew Brian Probus, Sugar Land
281-242-0303
$15
Public Utility Law
Kerry McGrath, Austin
512-744-9300
$10
Real Estate, Probate & Trust Lisa Jamieson, Fort Worth
817-336-9333
$30
School Law Michael J. Currie, Austin
512-477-9415
$25
Tax Elizabeth A. Copeland, San Antonio
210-250-6121
$35
Women and the Law Melissa Anne Dorman, Dallas
214-369-2100
$20
Workers' Compensation
Michael Sprain, Houston
713-592-6300
$25

 

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