If you have a listing for On the Move, please fill out our online form at texasbar.com/tbj; mail it to Texas Bar Journal, P.O. Box 12487, Austin, TX 78711-2487; or send an email to email@example.com. NORTH Lauren Beverly, Laura Brandt, Brent Turman, and J. Jody Walker have become associates of SettlePou, 3333 Lee Pkwy., 8th Fl., Dallas 75219. Bruce W. Steckler, formerly with Baron & Budd, P.C., has opened an office for the practice of law, the Steckler Law Firm, L.L.P., 12700 Park Central Dr., Ste. 1900, Dallas 75251. Jackson Walker, L.L.P., announced the election of Monica Pace Messick, Sarah Dobson Mitchell, Jason P. Reinsch, and Stephanie Collett Sparks as partners in the Dallas office, Bank of America Plaza, 901 Main St., Ste. 6000, Dallas 75202. R. Michael McCauley, formerly with McCauley, Macdonald & Devin, Warren R. Westberg, formerly with Passman Jones, and Michael John Ramirez, formerly with K&L Gates, have opened an office for the practice of law, McCauley, Westberg & Ramirez, P.L.L.C., 5900 S. Lake Forest Dr., Ste. 410, McKinney 75070. Jeffrey R. Erler, formerly with Bell Nunnally & Martin, L.L.P., has become a partner with Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank, L.L.P., 1445 Ross Ave., Ste. 2500, Dallas 75202. Beverly S. Barragan has become of counsel to the finance and banking practice group of Winstead, P.C., 500 Winstead Bldg., 2728 N. Harwood St., Dallas 75201. Gregory W. Monroe, formerly with Law, Snakard & Gambill, P.C., has joined Murphy Mahon Keffler & Farrier, L.L.P., 505 Pecan St., Ste. 101, Fort Worth 76102. McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, L.L.P., announced Eileen Costello has become an associate in its Dallas office, 5950 Sherry Lane, 8th Fl., Dallas 75225. Julie M. Nickols has become a partner in the Richardson office of Haynes and Boone, L.L.P., 2505 N. Plano Rd., Ste. 4000, Richardson 75082. Kelly Hart & Hallman, L.L.P., announced Thomas R. Hegi has been elected partner in the firm, 201 Main St., Ste. 2500, Fort Worth 76102. Cutler-Smith, P.C., announced Garrin Fant and Karen Ensley have been named shareholders in the firm, 12750 Merit Dr., Ste. 1450, Dallas 75251. Haynes and Boone, L.L.P., announced that David Brack Bryant, Keenan L. Kolendo, and Micah E. Skidmore have been elevated to partners, 2323 Victory Ave., Ste. 700, Dallas 75219. M. Kenneth Patterson, formerly with Patterson and Wagner, has become a shareholder in Hiersche Hayward Drakeley and Urbach, P.C., 15303 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 700, Addison 75001. J. T. Borah, formerly with the Clinesmith Firm, has become an associate of Powers Taylor, L.L.P., 8150 North Central Expwy., Ste. 1575, Dallas 75206. John Arnold has become a partner in Bailey, Crowe, Kugler & Arnold, L.L.P., 901 Main St., Ste. 6550, Dallas 75202. Billy Lepak, formerly with Thompson & Knight, L.L.P., has joined Ernst & Young, L.L.P., as a manager, 2323 Victory Ave., Ste. 2000, Dallas 75219. Vonda Kay, formerly with Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, has opened an office for the practice of law, the Law Office of Vonda Kay, 825 Market St., Bldg. M, Ste. 250, Allen 75013. Jason T. McCuiston, formerly with Jordan, Houser & Flournoy, L.L.P., has joined Sharpe & Associates, P.L.L.C., as an associate, 4925 Greenville Ave., Ste. 425, Dallas 75206. Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P., announced that Brandon J. Edmundson has become a partner in the firm, 309 W. 7th St., Ste. 815, Fort Worth 76102. CENTRAL Waller, announced the addition of two attorneys to the Austin office. Michelle D. Apodaca joins as of counsel and Fletcher H. Brown as partner, 1250 Capital of Texas Hwy. S., Bldg. 3, Ste. 400, Austin 78746. Rich Villa has joined Streusand, Landon & Ozburn, L.L.P., as a partner, 811 Barton Springs Rd., Ste. 811, Austin 78704. Locke Lord, L.L.P., has relocated its Austin office to One American Center, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2200, Austin 78701. Leslie Thorne has become a partner in Haynes & Boone, L.L.P., 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 1300, Austin 78701. Elizabeth “Liz” Kozlow has joined K&L Gates, L.L.P., as an associate, 111 Congress Ave., Ste. 900, Austin 78701. Jonathan Lass, Brian K. Prewitt, Jack E. Skaggs, and Erin N. Tuggle have become partners in Jackson Walker, L.L.P., 100 Congress Ave., Ste. 1100, Austin 78701. Alissa L. Parsley has joined the Law Offices of Clint Parsley as an associate, 604 W. 12th St., Austin 78701. GULF David S. Perwin, formerly with Perwin Law Firm, P.L.L.C., has closed the practice and accepted the position of associate judge of the 387th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, 301 Jackson St., Richmond 77469. Jennifer H. Davidow, formerly with Vinson & Elkins, L.L.P., became a partner in FisherBroyles, L.L.P., 1200 Smith St., Ste. 1600, Houston 77002. Beau Miller, formerly with Bean & Bean, L.L.P., has joined Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, L.L.P., as a senior attorney, 700 Louisiana St., Ste. 4100, Houston 77002. Ruthie N. White has assumed the role of managing partner in the Houston office of Jackson Lewis, L.L.P., 1415 Louisiana St., Ste. 3325, Houston 77002. Select Energy Services, L.L.C., announced the appointment of Theodore F. Pound III to the position of vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary, 1400 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 400, Houston 77056. Richard C. James has opened an office for the practice of law, James Law Firm, P.L.L.C., 26009 Budde Rd., Ste. A-100, the Woodlands 77380. Reed Smith, L.L.P., has opened a Houston office in the BG Group Place, 811 Main St., Ste. 1700, Houston 77002. The Houston office initial partners are E. Lee Haag, Paul B. Turner, Craig R. Enochs, Chris Watt, Charles “Stan” Perry, Daniel Nossa, Kenneth E. Broughton, Francisco Rivero, Stephen E. Scheve, Carol M. Burke,Wanda G. Holloway, and Robert R. Riddle. Paul W. Bishop, Rhonda R. Caviedes, and Fazilo Issa joined as counsel and Kevin M. Page joined as an associate. Kennard Law, P.C., has become Kennard, Blankenship & Robinson, P.C., with its principal office at 5433 Westheimer, Ste. 825, Houston 77056. Terrence B. Robinson, formerly a member in Cozen O’Connor, has become a shareholder in the firm. Jackson Walker, L.L.P., announced the election of Crystal J. Parker and Marisela M. Peña as partners in the Houston office, 1401 McKinney St., Ste. 1900, Houston 77010. Christian A. Garza, formerly with CITGO Petroleum Corp., has joined Cosentino North America as director and general counsel, 13124 Trinity Dr., Stafford 77477. Craig H. Walker, formerly with Shell Oil Company, has joined Alvarado-Smith, P.C., as of counsel at its new Houston address, 14027 Memorial Dr., Ste. 208, Houston 77079. Leslie K. Hillendahl has become a member in Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern & Wise, P.C., 3040 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 1300, Houston 77056. Charles L. Strauss, formerly with Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P., has become the founding partner in K&L Gates, L.L.P., Houston office, 2 Allan Center, 1206 Sixth St., Ste. 1600, Houston 77002. Cody Dishon has joined Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P., 490 Park St., Beaumont 77701. SOUTH CENTRAL Karen A. Monsen, formerly with Jackson Walker, L.L.P., has joined King & Sommer, L.L.P., 200 Concord Plaza, Ste. 425, San Antonio 78216. Emma Cano has become a partner in the San Antonio office of Haynes and Boone, L.L.P., 112 E. Pecan St., Ste. 1200, San Antonio 78205. Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, L.L.P., is pleased to announce that former 73rd District Court Judge Renée McElhaney has joined the firm as a partner in its San Antonio office, 112 E. Pecan St., Ste. 2750, San Antonio 78205. Jackson Walker, L.L.P., announced the election of Elena Villaseñor Sullivan as a partner in the San Antonio office, 112 E. Pecan St., Ste. 2400, San Antonio 78205. The San Antonio office of Kennard, Blankenship & Robinson, P.C., announced that Lance C. Blankenship, formerly with Thornton, Biechlin, Segrato, Reynolds & Guerra, L.C., has become a shareholder and that Amanda C. Hernandez and Stephen J. Quezada, formerly with Monty and Ramirez, Mayra O. Cuello, formerly with Seyfarth Shaw, L.L.P., and Lakshmi Ramakrishnan, formerly with Thompson Solicitors, have become associates, 85 N.E. Loop 410, Ste. 603, San Antonio 78216. Roy Neal Linnartz has opened an office for the practice of law, the Law Office of Roy Neal Linnartz, P.L.L.C., 297 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels 78130. WEST James P. Sadler and Layne R. Turner have opened an office for the practice of law, Turner & Sadler, P.L.L.C., 202 W. Twohig Ave., Ste. 100, San Angleo 76903. EAST Craig M. Daugherty, formerly practicing as the Daugherty Law Firm, has joined Beard & Harris, P.C., 100 Independence Pl., Ste. 101, Tyler 75703. W. Bryan Campbell, formerly with Adams & Coker, P.C., has joined Regions Bank Private Wealth Management as vice president and trust advisor, 100 E. Ferguson, 2nd Floor, Tyler 75702.
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