State Bar of Texas
April 17, 2009

Contact: Kim Davey, 800.204.2222 x 1713 or 512.427.1713,

David Fisher of Silsbee Elected Chair of State Bar of Texas Board of Directors

AUSTIN -- David Jefferson Fisher of Silsbee today was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas.

Fisher is a partner with Orgain, Bell & Tucker, L.L.P. in Silsbee where he specializes in catastrophic torts, personal injury, and business disputes. He is certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Fisher is a member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and an associate member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He has served as president of the Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association. He earned his undergraduate degree from Southwestern University and a J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law.

Fisher will assume the position during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting to be held June 25-26 in Dallas and will serve as chair until June 2010.

The State Bar of Texas is an administrative agency of the Supreme Court of Texas. The Bar provides educational programs for the legal profession and the public, administers the minimum continuing legal education program for attorneys, and manages the attorney discipline system.