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2022 Bankruptcy Law Section Council 


Frances Smith, Chair

Ross & Smith, PC

700 N. Pearl St., Suite 1610 

Dallas, TX 75201

Tel:  214-377-7879 

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Term Expires: 2022



Tim Million, Chair:  Immediate Past Chair- Council Member

Husch Blackwell, L.L.P.

600 Travis St., Suite 2350 

Houston, TX 77002

Tel: 713-525-6221   

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Term Expires: 2022



David Eastlake, Treasurer

Baker Botts

910 Louisiana St. 

Houston, TX 77002

Tel. 713-229-1397

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Term Expires: 2022




Sara M. Keith - Chair Elect 

Shell Oil Company

150 N. Dairy Ashford Rd. WCK F0640-B

Houston, TX 77079

Tel. 832-337-4751

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Term Expires: 2022




Layla Milligan, Historian 

Bankruptcy & Collections Division

Office of the Attorney General

P.O. Box 12548

Austin, TX 78711-2548

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Jameson J. Watts, Vice President - Public Education

Husch Blackwell LLP

111 Congress Ave, Suite 1400

Austin, TX 78701

Tel: 512-479-1179

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Jordan Chavez, Vice President Communications & Publications and Chair of Young Lawyers Committee 

Associate

2323 Victory Ave, Suite 700

Dallas, TX 75219

Tel. 214-651-5453

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Jessica Hanzlik, Vice President - Communications & Publications

Vanhemelrijck Law Office, P.C.

1100 NW Loop 410, Suite 215

San Antonio, TX 78213

Tel. 210-804-1529

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Term Expires: 2023



Katie Drell Grissel, Vice President - Business Division

Vinson & Elkins LLP

2001 Ross Ave, Suite 3900

Dallas, TX 75201

Tel. 214-220-7956

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Term Expires: 2023



Michael Cooley, Vice President - Professional Education

Reed Smith

2850 N. Harwood Street, Suite 1500

Dallas, TX 75201

Tel. 469-680-4200

No Email Available 

Term Expires: 2023



Sean Flynn, Vice President - Consumer Division

The Law Offices of Sean T. Flynn PLLC

P.O. Box 81967

Austin, TX 78708

Tel. 512-640-3340

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Term Expires: 2023



Amber Carson, Secretary

Gray Reed & McGraw LLP

1601 Elm Street, Suite 4600

Dallas, Texas 65201

Tel. 972-482-0337

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Term Expires: 2022

 


Catherine Curtis - Vice President - Diversity & Inclusion 

Partner - Pulman, Cappuccio & Pullen LLP

P.O. Box 720788

McAllen, TX 78504

Tel. 956-467-1900 ext. 402




Todd Headden, Vice President - Membership

Hayward PLLC

901 Mopac Expressway South, Bldg 1, Suite 300

Austin, TX 78746

Tel.  737-881-7104

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Term Expires: 2023



Amber Fly, Vice President - Law School Relations 

Husch Blackwell LLP 

111 Congress Ave., Suite 1400 

Austin, TX 78701

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Emma Persson - Vice President - Law School Relations

O'Melveny & Meyers

2501 N. Harwood St. 

Dallas, TX 75201

Tel. 972-360-1900

Council Members- Terms Expire in 2025

The Honorable Brenda Rhoades - At Large Council Member 1

United States Bankruptcy Court - Judicial Assistant - Marianne Dennig

660 North Central Expressway 

Plano, Texas 75074




Bill Lively - At Large Council Member 2

432 S. Bonner

Tyler, Texas 75702

Tel. 903-496-9389

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Kelli Norfleet - At Large Council Member 3

Haynes and Boone, LLP

1221 McKinney St., Suite 400

Houston, TX 77010

Tel. 713-547-2600

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Kelli Norfleet - At Large Council Member 3

Haynes and Boone, LLP

1221 McKinney St., Suite 400

Houston, TX 77010

Tel. 713-547-2600

Council Members - Terms Expire in 2024


Maegan Quejada, Council Member - At Large Council Member 4

Associate - Sidley Austin LLP

1000 Louisiana St, Suite 5900

Houston, TX 77002

Tel. 713-495-4618

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Pat Kelly, Council Member

Patrick Kelley, P.C.

112 East Line Street, Suite 203

Tyler, TX 75702

Tel. 903-630-5151

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Simon Mayer - Council Member 

Locke Lord 

600 Travis, Suite 2800

Houston, TX 77002

Tel. 713-226-1507

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The Honorable Christopher M. Lopez, Council Member

United States Bankruptcy Court 

Southern District of Texas - Houston Division 

515 Rusk Avenue

Houston, TX 77002



Sara Schultz, Council Member

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

1700 Pacific Avenue, Suite 4100

Dallas, TX 75201-4675

Tel. 214-969-2800

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Sara Schultz, Council Member

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

1700 Pacific Avenue, Suite 4100

Dallas, TX 75201-4675

Tel. 214-969-2800


Callan Searcy, Council Member

Assistant Attorney General - Bankruptcy & Collections Division 

Office of the Texas Attorney General

P.O. Box 12448 - MC 008

Austin, TX 78711-2548

Tel. 512-475-4861

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Callan Searcy, Council Member

Assistant Attorney General - Bankruptcy & Collections Division 

Office of the Texas Attorney General

P.O. Box 12448 - MC 008

Austin, TX 78711-2548

Tel. 512-475-4861


Gregory S. Milligan, Non-Lawyer Member Advisor (NV)

Harney Partners

3800 N. Lamar Blvd. Suite 200

Austin, TX 78756

Tel. 512-892-0803

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Tracy Nuckols, State Bar Advisor

State Bar of Texas 

1414 Colorado Street

Austin, TX 78701

Tel. 512-427-1710

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