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Neal W. Adams is the recipient of the 2020 Dan Rugeley Price Memorial Award from the Texas Bar Foundation. The award is given in memory of Dan Price who practiced law in Austin, Texas, and who passed away in January 1994. The award celebrates Dan's life as an outstanding lawyer who devoted himself completely to any task he undertook. The recipient exemplifies the qualities of an accomplished legal writer and researcher, a talented and dedicated practicing lawyer, a servant of the profession as a volunteer and an advocate on its behalf. The recipient exhibits an unreserved commitment to clients and to the practice of law and demonstrates dedication to the Bar and service to the public with the same commitment, dedication and zeal which defined Dan Price's life and work. Neal has been practicing law in Texas and Tarrant County, Texas since 1972.
Hon. Ana Esteven has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to be the Presiding Judge of the Ninth Administrative Judicial Region.
Robert Moody began a new career as an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Louisiana in Shreveport..
Christopher K. Fletcher, a staff attorney with Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. in Houston, was awarded "Top Lawyer" recognition by H Texas Magazine.
Jeanine Novosad Rispoli, of Rispoli Law Firm in Waco, has been nominated as a candidate for President-Elect of the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA). Donald Delgado of College Station was also nominated. Voting begins April 1 and ends April 30.
Lauren Renee Sepulveda, of the Office of the Criminal District Attorney in Hidalgo County, was elected Secretary for the 2020-2021 TYLA Executive Committee.
Jake A. Boyd, with Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC, has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation.