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Agency #: 202 Texas Law Center1414 Colorado, P.O. Box 12487Austin 78711

Elected Directors - 3 Year Terms

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chair of the Board Santos Vargas (210) 853-5882
District 4, Place 2 Benny Agosto, Jr. (713) 222-7211
At Large Andres E. Almanzan (915) 532-2000
District 6, Place 4 Chad Baruch (214) 741-6260
District 3 Kate Bihm (936) 788-6100
District 6, Place 5 Rebekah Steely Brooker (214) 706-4227
At-Large Director David N. Calvillo (713) 658-1818
At-Large Director Luis M. Cardenas (956) 630-2222
Public Member Luis Cavazos (956) 943-9136
Public Member Jason Charbonnet
At-Large Director Kelly-Ann F. Clarke (214) 787-0807
District 10, Place 1 Thomas A. Crosley (210) 529-3000
District 2 Christina M. Davis (903) 533-1005
Public Member Maria Hernandez Ferrier
District 17 Steve Fischer (915) 801-5000
District 4, Place 4 Lucy Forbes (832) 620-3030
Public Member Forrest L. Huddleston
District 6, Place 1 Michael K. Hurst (201) 981-3838
District 9, Place 1 Leslie W. Dippel (512) 854-9513
District 5 Lori M. Kern (281) 394-9900
District 4, Place 3 Bill Kroger (713) 229-1736
District 8 Yolanda Cortes Mares (254) 771-1412
District 16 Dwight McDonald
District 11 Carra Miller (361) 561-8029
District 12 Lydia Elizondo Mount (956) 513-1340
District 7, Place 1 Kimberly M. Naylor (817) 348-0007
District 9, Place 2 Adam T. Schramek (512) 536-5232
District 13 Audie Sciumbato (806) 364-2626
District 6, Place 3 Mary L. Scott (214) 624-9806
District 6, Place 1 David Sergi (512) 392-5010
District 9, Place 1 D. Todd Smith (737) 802-1800
District 1 G. David Smith (972) 771-2570
District 7, Place 2 Jason C. Smith (817) 334-0880
District 4, Place 5 Nitin Sud (832) 623-6420
District 6, Place 2 Robert L. Tobey (214) 741-6260
District 4, Place 6 Andrew Tolchin (713) 633-4286
District 14 Kimberly Pack Wilson
District 9, Place 3 Kennon L. Wooten (512) 495-6341
District 4, Place 1 Diane St. Yves (281) 501-1558

Public Member Directors

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Public Member Luis Cavazos
Public Member Jason Charbonnet
Public Member Maria Hernandez Ferrier
Public Member Forrest L. Huddleston
Public Member G. Michael Vasquez (817) 946-7086

Minority Directors

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Minority Director Angelica Hernandez (713) 576-7245
Minority Director Rudolph K. Metayer (512) 222-1950

TYLA Members of the Board

(800) 204-2222 x1539
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Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
TYLA President Jeanine N. Rispoli (832) 875-4411
TYLA President-elect Michael J. Ritter (210) 335-2635
TYLA Immediate Past President Brittney E. Harrison (214) 373-7676

Ex-Officio Members

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Trey Apffel (512) 427-1500 / (512) 427-4108
General Counsel Ross Fischer (512) 354-1786
Immediate Past Chair of the Board John Charles "Charlie" Ginn (972) 854-7900
Chief Disciplinary Counsel Seana Willing (512) 427-1350

Liaisons

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Judicial Section Liaison The Honorable Elisabeth Earle (512) 854-3794
Out-of-State Lawyer Liaison Rakhi Israni (832) 419-7105
Supreme Court Liaison The Honorable Debra H. Lehrmann (512) 463-1320
Court of Criminal Appeals Liaison The Honorable David Newell (512) 463-1565
Federal Judiciary Liaison The Honorable Michael J. Truncale (409) 654-6210

Section Representatives to the Board Committee Members

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Large-sized Sections Carlos Eduardo Cardenas (915) 544-7860
Medium-sized Sections Deborah L. Cordova (956) 632-5010
Small-sized Sections Robert B. "Bob" Goss (713) 572-4838
Large-sized Sections Sonya D. Hoskins (214) 941-0717
Large-sized Sections Kathryn J. Murphy (214) 473-9696
Medium-sized Sections Michael C. Smith (903) 938-8900

Staff Members

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Trey Apffel
Deputy Executive Director KaLyn Laney (512) 427-1758
Deputy Executive Director Ray Cantu (512) 427-1506
Associate Executive Director/Legal Counsel John Sirman
Texas Young Lawyers Association Tracy Brown
Texas Board of Legal Specialization Leo D. Figueroa
Chief Disciplinary Counsel Seana Willing
Texas Bar College Merianne Gaston
Chief Financial Officer Tracy Jarratt (512) 427-1481
Communications Div. Lowell Brown (512) 427-1713
Information Technology Div. Brad Powell (512) 427-1785
Purchasing & Facilities Paul Rogers
Lawyer Referral Lisa Zvonek
MCLE Nancy Smith
Texas Bar Foundation Andrea Stone (512) 480-8000

1-800 Numbers

1-800 Numbers
Main Toll Free: (800) 204-2222
Advertising Review: (800) 566-4616
Barratry Hotline: (800) 633-6630
Disaster Response Hotline: (800) 504-7030
Grievance Information: (800) 932-1900
Institutes and Seminars: (800) 852-7371
Lawyer Referral Services: (800) 252-9690
Lawyer's Ethics Helpline: (800) 532-3947
Legal Access Division: (888) 281-6511
TX Bd. of Legal Specialization: (855) 277-TBLS
TX Equal Access to Justice: (800) 252-3401
TX Judges' Assist. Program: (800) 219-6474
TX Lawyers' Assist. Program: (800) 343-TLAP
Texas Lawyers Care: (888) 281-6511

Notes

46 voting members: including 3 SBOT officers, 30 elected district directors, 6 public members, 4 at-large directors, and 3 TYLA officers. The Executive Director, Chief Disciplinary Counsel, General Counsel, and SBOT Immediate Past Chair of the Board serve as ex-officio members. Also associated with the Board are 6 section representatives, 4 judicial liaisons, and 1 out-of-state lawyer liaison.

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