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For more information on this committee, contact Tara Shockley at or (713) 759-1133.

2018-2019 Editor-in-Chief:
Polly Fohn, Haynes and Boone, LLP

2019-2020 Editor-in-Chief:
Taunya Painter, Painter Law Firm PLLC

Associate Editor of Media Reviews:
Anietie Akpan

Associate Editor of Committee and Section Spotlights:
Anna Archer

Associate Editor of Legal Trends:
Preston Hutson

Associate Editor of Articles:
Taunya Painter

Associate Editor of Off the Record:
Hon. Jeff Work