San Antonio Bar Association Monthly Luncheon


  March 27, 2014

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On March 27 the San Antonio Bar Association is excited to welcome Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht to our monthly luncheon!

Nathan L. Hecht is the 27th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. He was first elected to the Court in 1988 as a Justice and was re-elected four times. He was appointed Chief Justice by Governor Rick Perry on October 1, 2013. He is the longest-serving Member of the Court in Texas history and the senior Texas appellate judge in active service. Throughout his service on the Court, Chief Justice Hecht has overseen revisions to the rules of administration, practice, and procedure in Texas courts, and was appointed by the Chief Justice of the United States to the federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules. Since 2010, Chief Justice Hecht has been responsible for the Court’s efforts to assure that Texans living below the poverty level have access to basic civil legal services.

Chief Justice Hecht was appointed to the district court in 1981 and was elected to the court of appeals in 1986. Before taking the bench, he was a partner in the Locke firm in Dallas. Chief Justice Hecht holds a B.A. degree with honors in philosophy from Yale University, and a J.D. degree cum laude from the SMU School of Law, where he was a Hatton W. Sumners Scholar. He clerked for Judge Roger Robb on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve Judge Advocate General Corps.

 

The March luncheon will take place at the Plaza Club, located on the 21st floor of the Frost Bank building.  The cost to attend is $25 for members of the San Antonio Bar Association and Plaza Club members, and $30 for nonmembers.  As always, space will be limited, so please register early!
 

You may REGISTER ONLINE or telephone your reservation to 210.227.8822 x99. Space will be limited, so please RSVP early!

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