Laurels is a listing of professional accomplishments by Texas attorneys. If you have a listing for Laurels, please fill out our online form at texasbar.com/tbj. E.G. “Gerry” Morris, of the Law Office of E.G. Morris in Austin, was sworn in as first vice president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Chris Cowan, lawyer with Cowan Law Firm in Dallas, was appointed to the Damages Committee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation “MDL 2406” by U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama Judge R. David Proctor. Kyle Dreyer, partner with Hartline, Dacus, Barger & Dreyer in Dallas, was selected as a 2014 Lawyer of the Year in the fields of personal injury litigation- defense and product liability litigation- defense by the Best Lawyers in America publication. Darrell Barger, partner with Hartline, Dacus, Barger & Dreyer in Corpus Christi, was named to the Best Lawyers in America’s 2014 Texas Best Lawyers list in the field of product liability litigation-defense. Mike Terry, partner with Hartline, Dacus, Barger & Dreyer in Corpus Christi, was named to the Best Lawyers in America’s 2014 Texas Best Lawyers list in the fields of personal injury litigation- defense and personal injury litigation- prosecution. Richard Crews, partner with Hartline, Dacus, Barger & Dreyer in Corpus Christi, was named to the Best Lawyers in America’s 2014 Texas Best Lawyers list in the field of personal injury litigation-defense. Jeff Abrams, of Abrams Mediation and Arbitration in Dallas, was named to the 2013 list of Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care by Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media. Michele Wong Krause, of the Wong Krause Law Firm in Dallas, was appointed by the State Bar of Texas to the American Bar Association House of Delegates. Dwain Dent, of the Dent Law Firm in Fort Worth, was inducted into the Hall of Fame at St. Mary’s University School of Law. Marc Brown, Harris County felony court judge, was appointed to the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston by Gov. Rick Perry. Stacey Mathews, assistant district attorney in the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office, was appointed as judge of the 277th Judicial District by Gov. Rick Perry. Robert W. Strauss, partner with Strasburger & Price in Dallas, was elected chair of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors. L. Lloyd MacDonald, solo attorney in Midland, received the inaugural Judge John G. Hyde Memorial Award from the Midland County Bar Association in recognition of his integrity, work ethic, love of the law, courtroom etiquette, courtesy to other attorneys, fairness, public service, and commitment to community service. Stephen D. Ingram, shareholder in Cavin & Ingram in Albuquerque, N.M., was named a certified specialist in natural resources law (oil and gas) by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization.
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