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Board of Directors

The TBLS is composed of twelve members appointed by the President of the State Bar of Texas, with the approval of its Board of Directors. The TBLS is representative of the legal profession in Texas and consist only of licensed attorneys, some of whom specialize and some of whom are in general practice. All members hold office for three years and until their successors are appointed. Members are appointed to three year staggered terms of office. Any vacancy shall be filled in the manner provided for original appointments. All members of the TBLS are eligible for reappointment but for no more than one additional term.

Street Address

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
505 E. Huntland Dr., Ste. 400, LB 28
Austin, Texas 78752

Phone

1-855-277-TBLS(8257)
512-453-7266 Main


Contact

Leo D.Figueroa
Executive Director
Phone: 512-453-7266
Fax: 512-427-4388

Odessa Bradshaw
Associate Executive Director
Phone: 512-453-7266, ext. 103
Fax: 512-427-4378

Certification: Civil Appellate Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Construction Law, Civil Trial Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law

Annual: Civil Appellate Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Construction Law, Civil Trial Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law

Board and Commission Membership, Accreditation of Attorney Certifying Organizations, and Disclosure of Conduct

Denise Schumann
Web Site Coordinator
Phone: 512-453-7266, ext. 104
Fax: 512-427-4389

Priscilla Leal
Lead Certification Analyst
Phone: 512-453-7266, ext. 106
Fax: 512-427-4381

Certification: Estate Planning and Probate Law, Health Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law - Commercial, Real Estate Law - Farm and Ranch, Real Estate Law - Residential, Tax Law

Annual: Estate Planning and Probate Law, Health Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law - Commercial, Real Estate Law - Farm and Ranch, Real Estate Law - Residential, Tax Law

Judicial Membership and CLE Sponsor Approval

Molly Galvez
Certification Analyst
Phone: 512-453-7266, ext. 102
Fax: 512-427-4379

Certification: Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Personal Injury Trial Law

Annual: Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Personal Injury Trial Law

Paralegal Certification

Brenda Martinez
Certification Analyst
Phone: 512-453-7266, ext. 107
Fax: 512-427-4383

Certification: Administrative Law, Bankruptcy Law - Business, Bankruptcy Law - Consumer, Consumer and Commercial Law, Family Law, Workers' Compensation Law

Annual: Administrative Law, Bankruptcy Law - Business, Bankruptcy Law - Consumer, Consumer and Commercial Law, Family Law, Workers' Compensation Law