Tex Quesada
George "Tex" Quesada, left, with Charlie Wilson

Dallas attorney George "Tex" Quesada , of the firm of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P., was named the recipient of the 2012 Gene Cavin Award for Excellence in Continuing Legal Education. He accepted the award at the Bar’s recent Advanced Trial Strategies Course in New Orleans. A frequent and well-regarded CLE speaker, Quesada 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. It is named for the founder of the Professional Development Program who during his service from 1964 to 1987 brought the program to international prominence.