Firm partner, Shellie Reyes has been elected a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the foundation are selected because of their outstanding professional achievements and their commitment to the improvement of the justice system in Texas.
About the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation
Each year, one-third of 1% of Texas lawyers are invited to become Texas Bar Foundation Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation board of trustees. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of contributions to the legal profession.
How members are chosen
Election to the Fellows is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a member of the State Bar of Texas. District Nominating Committees in the 17 State Bar of Texas bar districts identify this elite class of nominees. Nomination is based on outstanding contributions to the legal profession as well as a commitment to the community.
Once nominees are selected, each nominee must then be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Membership in the Fellows is restricted to Texas attorneys. If elected as a Fellow, one has the opportunity to join a network of top attorneys in Texas representing various ages, backgrounds, and practice areas, but all with clear agreement on the importance of professional integrity and promoting the cause of justice in Texas.
About Ms. Reyes
Ms. Reyes handles a wide variety of business and commercial disputes involving breach of contract, contractual provisions, business torts, fiduciary duties, injunction litigation, and fraud for clients in diverse industries, including real estate, construction, oil and gas, technology, healthcare, financial services, transportation, and hospitality.
Ms. Reyes also litigates and counsels on business assets and entities involved in complex divorce proceedings when shareholder or membership interests could be or are the subject of litigation.
About the Texas Bar Foundation
Since 1965, The Texas Bar Foundation has supported several nonprofits offering justice-related programs and services in order to further a strong justice system for all Texans. The foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the US and has donated millions of dollars to advocate their mission, especially for programs that relate to legal assistance for the underserved, the administration of justice, ethics in the legal profession, the encouragement of legal research, publications and forums and education of the third branch of government.