October 21, 2016
WHEN: Noon Monday (Oct. 24)
WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech School of Law, 1802 Hartford Ave.
EVENT: Frank Stevenson is the president of the State Bar of Texas and a partner in the law firm of Locke Lord Edwards, which has offices around the world, including Austin, Dallas and Houston. He has expertise in real estate and finance law and in public law, representing financial institutions, owners, tenants and others in acquiring, developing, leasing, financing and selling property.
Stevenson, in addition to being a former chair of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors and former president of the Dallas Bar Association, serves on the state bar's Pro Bono Workgroup. He also serves on the board of trustees of the Dallas Bar Foundation and as a division chair for the Campaign for Equal Access to Justice.
He has been honored for his work by legal aid providers and received presidential citations from the state and Dallas bars. He is the founding chairman of an award-winning program to mentor beginning lawyers and diversify the profession. Stevenson earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1980.
The Academy for Leadership in the Legal Profession provides students the tools necessary to lead in the legal profession, business and the community.
CONTACT: Sarah Salazar, director of communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5074 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Texas Tech School of Law is a leader among Texas law schools with a 16-year average pass rate of 90 percent on the State Bar Exam.
A small student body, a diverse faculty and a low student-faculty ratio (15.3:1) promotes learning and encourages interaction between students and professors.