The Texas Bar College will honor five distinguished lawyers at the Texas Bar College Summer School Course on July 21 at Moody Gardens in Galveston.
Jerry D. Bullard, of Grapevine, will be presented with the Franklin Jones Best CLE Article Award for his article, Looking over the 87th Lege: An Overview of Selected Bills That Passed and Those That Didn’t (But You Ought to Know About Anyway). He is certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and specializes in handling civil appeals and assisting trial counsel with legal and strategic issues in complex civil litigation.
Collin “Jay” Spring, of Dallas, is the recipient of the Steven G. Condos Award for Outstanding New Member to the College. He is a litigation associate in the Dallas office of Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, where his practice focuses on commercial litigation, insurance coverage, and professional malpractice matters.
Amber Haney, of Austin, will be presented with the Merianne Gaston Award for Excellence in Legal Support, which recognizes a legal support professional whose conduct, commitment, and actions demonstrate extraordinary dedication to the legal profession. Haney, the senior paralegal at the Haney Law Firm for the past 20 years, is heavily involved with the Capital Area Paralegal Association, or CAPA, where she is the immediate past president, the Pro Bono Committee chair, and the Programs/Speaker Committee chair.
Jennifer A. Hasley, of Houston, is the recipient of the Jim Bowmer Professionalism Award, which spotlights an outstanding college member based on achievement or contribution to professionalism. Hasley is the managing partner at Hasley Scarano, where she maintains a statewide trial and appellate practice focused on attorney disciplinary issues, attorney licensure, and professional liability claims involving negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract, fraud, and other deceptive practices.
Roland Love, of Dallas, will be presented with the Patrick A. Nester Outstanding Achievement in CLE Award, which honors a Texas attorney for outstanding achievement in CLE as a course director, speaker, author, or creator of a new course. Love is currently vice president of business alliances and field operations at Independence Title Company. He is a frequent speaker and course director, dedicating many hours of his time and expertise to continuing legal education.
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