Haynes and Boone Attorney Honored By Texas Bar For Legal Education Efforts

June 23, 2006

Roy R. Reynolds
Haynes and Boone, LLP
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713.204.3973 (cell)

HOUSTON– The State Bar of Texas has honored Haynes and Boone LLP partner Lynne Liberato with the Gene Cavin Award, awarded to those who strive for excellence in continuing legal education.

Ms. Liberato, an appellate attorney in Haynes and Boone’s Houston office, has delivered 89 presentations and served as course director for six programs since the Texas Bar began keeping records on such activities in 1998.  According to the State Bar, she has consistently been evaluated at the highest possible rating for her presentations by her peers attending the programs.

Ms. Liberato received the award at June’s annual bar meeting in Austin.

The Gene Cavin Award annually honors attorneys deeply involved in the continuing legal education of lawyers around the state.  The award is named for Austin attorney Gene Cavin, recognized by the Texas Bar as the “father of the modern CLE.”  Cavin, who established the premier CLE organization while serving with the Texas Bar in the late 1960s and early 1970s, passed away in 1989.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Moscow and New York, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 450 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  The firm has been recognized by Vault.com as one of the "20 Best Law Firms to Work For," by Corporate Board Member Magazine as one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America,” and has received the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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