Contact Us


Phone

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

Street Address

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


TBLS Staff

  • 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, Property Owners Association Law, Real Estate Law - Commercial, Real Estate Law - Farm and Ranch, Real Estate Law - Residential
    • Annual: Civil Appellate Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Construction Law, Civil Trial Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law, Property Owners Association Law, Real Estate Law - Commercial, Real Estate Law - Farm and Ranch, Real Estate Law - Residential
    • 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: Child Welfare Law, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Family Law
    • Annual: Child Welfare Law, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Family 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, Health Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Tax Law, Workers' Compensation Law
    • Annual: Administrative Law, Bankruptcy Law - Business, Bankruptcy Law - Consumer, Consumer and Commercial Law, Health Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Tax Law, Workers' Compensation Law

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.