TYLA Officers


Rebekah Steely Brooker, President


Dustin M. Howell, Chair


Sam Houston, Vice President


Baili B. Rhodes, Secretary


John W. Shaw, Treasurer


C. Barrett Thomas, President-elect


Priscilla D. Camacho, Chair-elect


Kristy Blanchard, Immediate Past President

TYLA Directors


Amanda A. Abraham, District 1


Sharesa Y. Alexander, Minority At-Large Director


Raymond J. Baeza, District 14

    Aaron J. Burke, District 5, Place 1

Aaron T. Capps, District 5, Place 2


D. Lance Currie, District 5, Place 3


Laura W. Docker, District 10, Place 1

    Andrew Dornburg, District 21
    John W. Ellis, District 8, Place 2
    Zeke Fortenberry, District 4

Bill Gardner, District 5, Place 4


Morgan L. Gaskin, District 6, Place 5

    Nick Guinn, District 18, Place 1

Adam C. Harden, District 6, Place 6


Amber L. James, District 17


Curtis W. Lucas, District 9

    Rudolph K. Metayer, District 8, Palce 1

Laura Pratt, District 3

    Sally Pretorius, District 8, Place 2

Baili B. Rhodes, District 2


Alex B. Roberts, District 6, Place 3

    Eduardo Romero, District 19
    Michelle P. Scheffler, District 6, Place 2

John W. Shaw, District 10, Place 2

    Nicole Soussan, District 6, Place 4
    L. Brook Stuntebeck, District 11

C. Barrett Thomas, District 15

    Judge Amanda N. Torres, Minority At-Large Director

Shannon Steel White, District 12

    Brandy Wingate Voss, District 13
    Veronica S. Wolfe, District 18, Place 2

Baylor Wortham, District 7

    Alex Yarbrough, District 16


Justice Paul W. Green, Supreme Court Liaison


Jenny Smith, Access To Justice Liaison


Brandon Crisp, ABA YLD District 25 Representative


Travis Patterson, ABA/YLD District 26 Representative


Assistant Dean Jill Nikirk, Law School Liaison


Belashia Wallace, Law Student Liaison


TYLA Office

Tracy Brown, Director of Administration
Bree Trevino, Project Coordinator

Michelle Palacios, Office Manager
General Questions: tyla@texasbar.com

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 12487, Capitol Station
Austin, Texas 78711-2487
(800) 204-2222 ext. 1529
FAX: (512) 427-4117

Street Address

1414 Colorado, 4th Floor
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 427-1529


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Important Dates To Remember

April 26, 2013
TYLA Local Affiliate Grant Reports due to the TYLA office

April 30, 2013
Deadline for receipt of SBOT and TYLA President-elect and director ballots - 5 p.m., Texas Law Center, Austin

April 30, 2013
Election results announced for SBOT and TYLA President-elect and director races

May 1, 2013
National Law Day

May 3-5, 2013
TYLA Board Meeting - Embassy Suites, San Marcos

May 3, 2013
Bar exam results released

May 13, 2013
New Lawyers' Induction Ceremony - Frank Erwin Center, Austin

May 16-19, 2013
ABA YLD Sping Conference - Minneapolis, MN

May 27, 2013
Holiday - Memorial Day (Texas Law Center closed)

June 15, 2013
ABA YLD deadline to receive entries for the ABA YLD National Awards of Achievement Competition

June 18-20, 2013
TYLA State Moot Court Competition - Dallas

June 20-21, 2013
State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting - Dallas

June 21, 2013
TYLA Annual Meeting and Reception - Dallas

June 21, 2013
TYLA Joseph M. Pritchard Inn Midnight Mambo

June 22, 2013
TYLA New Directors Orientation - Dallas