Tag Archives: Richard Pena

Longtime Lubbock workers’ compensation attorney honored for lifetime achievement

Carolyn F. Moore, a longtime Lubbock workers’ compensation attorney and hearing officer in the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers’ Compensation, received an award for lifetime achievement in the field from the State Bar of Texas Workers’ Compensation Section. Section Chair Judy Ney presented the Barbed Wire Award to Moore, who previously served as … Continue Reading

Former SBOT president travels to Ireland

Richard Pena, 1998-1999 State Bar of Texas president, is headed home following a seven-day tour in Ireland. Pena, along with a delegation of attorneys from the U.S., has spent the past week exploring the land and meeting with leaders to learn about the area’s current politics and history, including the Northern Ireland peace process. The … Continue Reading

Q&A with Richard Pena, author of Last Plane Out of Saigon

Richard Pena saw the realities of war while working as an operating room specialist in Vietnam. While he was stationed in that country full of unrest, Pena took it upon himself to learn about the locals—and to try to understand why he had flown halfway around the world to help the South Vietnamese people. The … Continue Reading