State Bar of Texas Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section
Committees
BAR ASSOCIATION OUTREACH COMMITTEE

The mission of the Bar Association Outreach Committee is to network with other professional groups with similar interests. These efforts include the inclusion of such groups in our programs and participation of our Section in these programs, as opportunities become available. The Chair is Michael Gershon, who can be contacted at mgershon @ lglawfirm.com.


Chair
MR. MICHAEL ALLAN GERSHON
816 Congress Ave Ste 1900

Austin, TX 78701-2478

Phone: (512) 322-5872

Fax: (512) 472-0532

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The mission of the education committee is to provide educational opportunities to environmental lawyers in Texas to help them "be better lawyers." The Chair of the Education Committee is David Klein.

The Section sponsors two CLE conferences a year:

  • 30th Annual Texas Environmental Superconference
    Theme: “A Texas State of Mind”
    Dates: August 2-3, 2018 (additional Wednesday evening program on August 1, 2018)
    Location: Four Seasons Hotel, Austin, Texas

Registration is not yet open - please check back in late May 2018.

The Section also has the ability to host other seminars.  If you have an idea for a seminar or would like to be involved in planning or speaking at one of our existing seminars, please contact David Klein at dklein@lglawfirm.com.




Chair
MS. LISA USELTON DYAR
401 Congress Ave Ste 2100

Austin, TX 78701-3798

Phone: (512) 370-2848

Fax: (512) 370-2850

ldyar@winstead.com

MS. DEBORAH CLARKE TREJO
919 Congress Ave Ste 1305


Austin, TX 78701-2885

Phone: (512) 226-0005

Fax: (512) 320-5431

dtrejo@kempsmith.com

FINANCE COMMITTEE

This is an administrative Committee of the Section, responsible for the Section’s finances and chaired by the Section’s treasurer, Arnoldo Medina.


Chair
MR. ARNOLDO MEDINA JR.
Valero Companies

1 Valero Way


One Valero Way

San Antonio, TX 78249-1616

Phone: (210) 345-1915

Arnoldo.Medina@Valero.com

LAW SCHOOL COMMITTEE

We have a very active program working with the nine Texas Law Schools. The mission of the Law School Committee is to increase communication among Texas law students interested in practicing environmental and natural resources law, law faculty teaching in this area, and the practitioners. The Chair is Walt Shelton. Consider helping with one of the Committee's projects. 
 
Learn more about the Law School Committee Volunteer Opportunities, or more information about our Law School Committee Members.

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Chair
MS. KRISTEN O. FANCHER
6136 Frisco Square Blvd Ste 400


Frisco, TX 75034-3251

Phone: (512) 914-3029

Fax: (512) 914-3029

kf@fancherlegal.com

MR. ROBERT WALTON SHELTON
1 Bear Pl Unit 97288


Waco, TX 76798-7288

Phone: (254) 710-6009

walt_shelton@baylor.edu

PRO BONO COMMITTEE

Pro Bono Committee


Chair
MR. DAVID MARSHALL COOVER III
1122 Colorado St Ste 102


Austin, TX 78701-2101

Phone: (512) 496-0104

MS. MARY W. KOKS
700 Milam St Ste 2700


Houston, TX 77002-2730

Phone: (713) 222-4030

Fax: (713) 222-5830

mkoks@munsch.com

PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE

The Section has three premiere publications, the State Bar of Texas Environmental Law Journal, and two treatises, Texas Environmental Law, published by West as part of its Texas Practice Series, and The Essentials of Texas Water Resources, published by Texas Bar Books. If you would be interested in contributing to these publications, please contact the Committee’s Chair, Lyn Clancy, at lyn.clancy@lcra.org.


Chair
MS. LYN ELIZABETH CLANCY
PO Box 220

Mailstop H 424

Austin, TX 78767-0220

Phone: (512) 578-3378

Fax: (512) 473-4010

lynclancytx@gmail.com

SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE

Sponsorship Committee


Chair
MS. CYNTHIA J. BISHOP
PO Box 612994
Dallas, TX 75261
Phone: (214) 893-5646

cbishop@cbishoplaw.com

MR. STEPHEN MCMILLEN
PO Box 655474

Ms 3999

Dallas, TX 75265-5474

Phone: (214) 479-1228

smcmillen66@hotmail.com

WEBSITE/TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

The Technology and Website Committee is charged with maintaining and developing the Section's web-site. This Committee is actively seeking new members. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the Section. Contact the chair of the Committee, Connie Westfall (connie.westfall @strasburger.com), if you are interested.



Chair
MS. CONSTANCE COURTNEY WESTFALL
720 Brazos St Ste 700


Austin, TX 78701-2531

Phone: (512) 499-3616

Fax: (512) 499-3600

connie.westfall@strasburger.com

MS. CYNTHIA COOKE SMILEY
Smiley Law Firm, P.C.

6000 Shepherd Mountain CV #2107

Austin, TX 78730-4910

Phone: (512) 394-7121



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