George "Tex" Quesada, of Dallas firm Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P., was named the recipient of the 2012 Gene Cavin Award for Excellence in Continuing Education. Named for the State Bar's first full-time CLE director, the award is the highest honor given annually by the State Bar of Texas in the area of continuing legal education.
Quesada is a frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education seminars. He has served on several State Bar committees, including the local Grievance Committee. He is a past president of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. In addition, Quesada teaches Sunday school and is a long-time supporter of local charities.
Established in 1989, the Gene Cavin Award recognizes long-term participation in State Bar CLE activities, either seminars or publications.