AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
Recognized by the legal profession and the community, across the State of Texas…
2008 Mari Kay Bickett Judicial Excellence Award, Texas Center for the Judiciary
For contributions to judicial excellence through education by “long standing personal commitment. Creativity, special competence and dedication while serving with distinction as an exemplary faculty member.”
2007 Presidential Citation, State Bar of Texas
For Individual Leadership in improving Justice in Texas, by being among the first Judges in the State who have met the Standards of Certificate of Special Competence at the Texas College for Judicial Studies.
2007 Proclamation, County Judge of Harris County
In recognition of Judicial and Legal activities reflecting dedication and excellent service to the citizens of Harris County.
2005 Chair’s Award of Excellence, Judicial Section State Bar of Texas
First Recipient, In recognition of outstanding service to judiciary.
2000 President’s Award, State Bar of Texas
In recognition of coordinating the efforts of the Texas Center for the Judiciary with the State Bar of Texas, especially for leadership in improving access to justice.
2000 President’s Award, Houston Young Lawyers Association
In appreciation for outstanding service as Judicial Liaison.
1995 Justice Charles W. Barrow Award
Presented by the Texas Association for Court Administration to an individual who has made “extraordinary contributions in promoting Court Administration in Texas”.
1991 Amicus Award
Presented by The Mexican American Bar Association of Houston to a member of the judiciary who has demonstrated special concern for the Hispanic community.
1990 Charles A. Perlitz Memorial Award for Service
Presented by the Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce.
1988 President’s Award
Presented by the Houston Bar Association for outstanding service to the Bar.