Texas attorneys have elected Randy Sorrels of Houston as president-elect of the State Bar of Texas. Sorrels received 58 percent of the 32,445 votes cast during the month-long voting period that ended May 1. His opponent, Lisa Blue of Dallas, received 41 percent of the votes.
The 32,445 votes set a record for the highest total of votes ever cast in a State Bar election. With 31.8 percent of the bar membership voting, it was also the highest turnout percentage since 2000.
In the Texas Young Lawyers Association election, Victor Flores of Denton was elected president-elect.