Jim Hering Honored by Texas Bar Foundation

May 27, 2014

Jim Hering has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Mr. Hering’s contributions to the legal profession.

Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas. Each year one-third of one percent of State Bar members are invited to become Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Membership has grown from an initial 254 Charter Fellows in 1965 to more than 8,500 Fellows throughout Texas today.

The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably-funded bar foundation in the country. Founded in 1965 by lawyers determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to build a strong justice system for all Texans. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $15 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services. For more information, contact the Texas Bar Foundation at www.txbf.org.

C. Scott Omo Begins Service as President of Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association

May 20, 2014

This month C. Scott Omo begins his service as President of the Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association for the 2014 – 2015 term.  In the past three years Mr. Omo has served on the Board of Directors, served as Treasurer, and, most recently, served as President-Elect of the organization.

C. Scott Omo attorney profile.

Firm Voted Best Law Firm in Waco For Fifth Time

May 5, 2014

Pakis, Giotes, Page & Burleson, P.C. is honored to be voted Best Law Firm by the readers of the WACOAN magazine for 2014.  Based on a survey of its readers, the WACOAN annually publishes a Best of Waco edition.  Our firm has been voted Best Law Firm five times:  2006, 2008, 2009,  2013 and 2014.  Click here to see the magazine profile.