State Bar of Texas Blog

Random Profile: Mark Briggs, El Paso

For Random Profiles, we randomly pick one of our 92,000-plus attorneys and do a Q&A. We've found that every Texas lawyer has an interesting story. Will yours be next?

Most important career lesson: Do the things you are passionate about.

The part of my job I do best is: give clients practical advice without legalese.

Age: 46

Family: Married, two children

Areas of practice: Child Welfare, Family, Mental Health/Probate

Education: B.A., History, UT-El Paso; J.D., Baylor University, School of Law

Bet you didn’t know: Coach, Cathedral High School, 1988 T.C.I. L. State Golf Champs

Another little known fact: Child Welfare Law Specialist certified by the ABA and National Assoc. of Counsel for Children

Is not good at: Playing courthouse politics

Culinary talent: Barbeque tri-tip beef with sauteed asparagus tips

What kind of car do you drive? 1972 Datsun 510

Community Involvement: AYSO soccer referee, Cub Scout Leader

Latest pursuit: Rediscovering model rockets with my sons

Favorite saying/quote: Choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil - Jerry Garcia

When they do the film about you, what actor should portray you? Dennis Leary

Memorable vacation: Kauai, Hawaii

If I had more time, I would: exercise

If you weren't an attorney, what profession do you think you would be in? I’d be a high school teacher and coach.


Mark works at Briggs & Associates PC in El Paso.

You can also view Mark’s TexasBar.com profile.


Prizes
It's not every day that you're randomly picked from among 92,000 peers. To commemorate, randomly-profiled attorneys receive a TexasBar.com t-shirt.

Update Your Online Profile
Have you updated your attorney profile lately? Go to MyBarPage on TexasBar.com, log in, and click "Update My Profile." While you’re at it, click “My Directory Options” and add a photo, law firm link, and Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and blog accounts – all for free.

Opinions and statements expressed in these profiles are those of their subjects - not the State Bar of Texas.

Trackbacks (0) Links to blogs that reference this article Trackback URL
http://blog.texasbar.com/admin/trackback/264986
Comments (0) Read through and enter the discussion with the form at the end
TexasBar.com
State Bar of Texas
|
1414 Colorado St.
| Austin, TX 78701

Toll Free:
(800)204-2222
| Phone:
(512)427-1463