By Holly Priestner

The Texas Bar Foundation is pleased to announce a new addition to their annual awards program, the Gregory S. Coleman Outstanding Appellate Lawyer Award. Established by Yetter Coleman LLP in honor and memory of its name partner, Gregory S. Coleman,  the award celebrates the high ideals and standards that Greg demonstrated in his appellate practice and personal life. 

The recipient should exhibit an outstanding appellate practice while maintaining a strong commitment to providing legal services for the underserved. Dedication to mentoring young attorneys should be evident as well as a strong moral compass to guide both professional and personal pursuits.

Applications are now being accepted. Submissions will be accepted in the Texas Bar Foundation office until January 13 at 5:00 p.m. For more information and an application, visit the Texas Bar Foundation website

Award categories include:

  • Dan Rugeley Price Award
  • Lola Wright Foundation Award
  • Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award
  • Ronald D. Secrest Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award
  • Samuel Pessarra Outstanding Jurist Award
  • Gregory S. Coleman Outstanding Appellate Lawyer Award – NEW for 2012!

Holly Priestner is the development director for the Texas Bar Foundation.