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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
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
District 17 Steve Fischer (915) 801-5000
District 4, Place 4 Lucy Forbes (832) 620-3030
District 6, Place 1 Michael K. Hurst (214) 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 (806) 834-0167
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 (254) 965-7270
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 (512) 427-1500
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
Chief Financial Officer Tracy Jarratt (512) 427-1481
Communications Div. Lowell Brown (512) 427-1713
Information Technology Div. Brad Powell (512) 427-1785
Texas Bar Foundation Andrea Stone (512) 480-8012

1-800 Numbers

1-800 Numbers
Chief Disciplinary Counsel Off: (877) 953-5535
Main Toll Free: (800) 204-2222
TX Judges' Assist. Program: (800) 219-6474
Barratry Hotline: (800) 633-6630
Disaster Response Hotline: (800) 504-7030
Grievance Information: (800) 932-1900
Institutes and Seminars: (800) 852-7371
TX Bd. of Legal Specialization: (855) 277-TBLS
Lawyer Advertising Review: (800) 566-4616
Lawyer Referral Services: (800) 252-9690
Lawyer's Ethics Helpline: (800) 532-3947
Legal Access Division: (888) 281-6511
TX Equal Access to Justice: (800) 252-3401

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.