September 4, 2014

New Board Takes Office

The Austin Bar Association’s new Board of Directors takes office on July 1 for the 2014-2015 Bar year:

Judge Elisabeth Earle
County Court at Law # 7

Judge Eric M. Shepperd
County Court at Law # 2

Leslie Dippel
Travis County Attorney’s Office

Amy C. Welborn

Christopher Oddo
McGinnis Lochridge

Directors (Term Expires 2015)
Julia Benkoski,
Attorney and Mediator
Jana Ortega, Attorney at Law
Adam Schramek, Norton Rose Fulbright
Kennon Wooten, Scott, Douglass & McConnico

Directors (Term Expires 2016)
Cindy Saiter, Scott, Douglass & McConnico
David Courreges, Courreges PC
Jessica Mangrum, Thompson Coe
D. Todd Smith, Smith Law Group

Appointed Members
Austin Young Lawyers Association President
Amanda Arriaga

Austin Young Lawyers Association President-Elect
Chari Kelly

Austin Asian-American Bar Association Representative
Alice Cook, Co-Liaison
Laurie Velasco, Co-Liaison

Federal Bar Association Representative
Bradley Coburn

Austin Black Lawyers Association Representative
Rudolph Metayer

Lawyer Referral Service Representative
Greg Lowry

Hispanic Bar Association Representative
Renee Castillo-De La Cruz

Austin LGBT Bar Association Representative
Daniel Ramon

Travis County Women Lawyers Association Representative
Diana Reinhart

Ex-Officio Members
American Bar Association Delegate
Laura Sharp

State Bar Directors
David Chamberlain
Lance Sharp
David Whittlesey

Association of Legal Administrative Representative
Toni R. Beasley

Capital Area Paralegal Association Representative
Stephanie Sterling

Austin Legal Professionals Association Representative
Theresa Ann Alba

Court Reporter Association Representative