Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Law Examiners, Board of*

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9 Members - 6 Years Members are appointed by the Supreme Court

General Information

Agency #: 203 205 W. 14th St., Suite 500P.O. Box 13486Austin 78711-3486


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Augustin Rivera, Jr. Corpus Christi
Vice Chair Teresa Ereon Giltner Dallas
Board Member(s) Barbara Ellis Austin
C. Alfred Mackenzie Waco
Dwaine M. Massey Houston
Anna McKim Lubbock
Cynthia Orr San Antonio
Carlos Soltero Austin
Past Chair Harold "Al" Odom Houston


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Nahdiah Hoang (512) 463-8929
Executive Assistant Laurie Gonzales (512) 463-8926
Director Of Investigation. Allison Drisch (512) 463-9476
Director Of Examinations Michael Sullivan (512) 463-6216
General Counsel Ciara Parks (512) 463-9422


The Board of Law Examiners is the judicial agency responsible for administering the process of determining that applicants seeking to be licensed to practice law in Texas meet the qualifications set by the Supreme Court of Texas.

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