On the Move is a listing of Texas attorneys who have been promoted within a firm, transferred to a new firm, or have established new practices. If you have a listing for On the Move, please submit an 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 TEXAS Richard A. Anderson, former federal public defender for the Northern District of Texas, is now of counsel to Burleson, Pate & Gibson, Founders Square, 900 Jackson St., Ste. 330, Dallas 75202. Meagan Martin is now partner in the litigation section of Standly Hamilton, 325 N. St. Paul St., Ste. 3300, Dallas 75201. Erika Larson, formerly an associate of Hunton & Williams, has joined the Dallas office of Winstead, 500 Winstead Building, 2728 N. Harwood St., Dallas 75201. Preston Dyer Jr., previously a judicial intern for Judge Myron T. Steele of the Delaware Supreme Court, has become an associate of Winstead, 500 Winstead Building, 2728 N. Harwood St., Dallas 75201. Greta E. Cowart, previously a partner with Haynes and Boone, is now a shareholder in Winstead’s taxation, employee benefits, and private business practice group, 500 Winstead Building, 2728 N. Harwood St., Dallas 75201. Shayla L. Friesen, previously with Porter Hedges, and Christopher L. Taylor, previously with Kelly Hart & Hallman, have joined Barlow Garsek & Simon, 3815 Lisbon St., Fort Worth 76107. David T. Owens, formerly with Jones Carr McGoldrick, has opened the Owens Law Firm, 610 E. Weatherford St., Fort Worth 76102. Jason R. Elliott, previously with Morgan, Lewis & Brockius, has joined Perkins Coie, 2001 Ross Ave., Ste. 4225, Dallas 75201. John D. Penn, most recently a partner in Haynes and Boone, is now a partner in Perkins Coie, 2001 Ross Ave., Ste. 4225, Dallas 75201. Scott Lindsey has joined Gardner Aldrich and will focus his practice on civil appellate and procedural law, 1130 Fort Worth Club Tower, 777 Taylor St., Fort Worth 76102. Jonathan Henderson is now managing partner in the Dallas office of Polsinelli, 2501 N. Harwood St., Ste. 1900, Dallas 75201. Anne Moberg has joined Hiersche, Hayward, Drakely & Urbach, 15303 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 700, Addison 75001. John T. Duncan III has joined Polsinelli as a shareholder, 2501 N. Harwood St., Ste. 1900, Dallas 75201. Eric L. Johnson, who serves in the Texas House of Representatives for District 100, is now of counsel to the Dallas office of Andrews Kurth, 1717 Main St., Ste. 3700, Dallas 75201. GULF COAST Paige Ingram Castañeda, formerly at Winstead’s Austin office, has joined the firm’s Houston office, 1100 JPMorgan Chase Tower, 600 Travis St., Houston 77002. Caroline T. Webb has joined the Houston office of Preis & Roy, Weslayan Tower, 24 Greenway Plaza, Ste. 2050, Houston 77046. Julia R. Hayes is now an associate of Hayes & Wilson, 1235 N. Loop West, Ste. 907, Houston 77008. Brian S. Humphrey II was promoted to the position of associate attorney of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend, 800 Commerce St., Houston 77002. CENTRAL TEXAS Betsy Peticolas, formerly a staff attorney with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, has joined the Austin office of Winstead, 401 Congress Ave., Ste. 2100, Austin 78701. Leah Stewart and Barry Burgdorf are now shareholders in Beatty Bangle Strama, 400 W. 15th St., Ste. 1450, Austin 78701. WEST TEXAS Pat Long Weaver is now a partner in the office of Burleson, Midland Tower, 223 W. Wall St., Ste. 400, Midland 79701. Larrisha Jackson has joined the Law Firm of Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi, Paxson & Galatzan, P.O. Box 1977, El Paso 79999. SOUTH CENTRAL Plunkett & Griesenbeck, formerly Plunkett & Gibson, has changed its name and address and welcomed Brandon E. Strey as an associate, 1635 N.E. Loop 410, Ste. 900, San Antonio 78209. Eric W. Wortmann II has been appointed to partner in Mani, Sloan & Little, 112 E. Pecan St., Ste. 1600, San Antonio 78205. Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett & Burton is pleased to announce that the firm name has been changed to include its newest partner, J. Byron “Trace” Burton III. The firm is located at 4040 Broadway St., Ste. 430, San Antonio 78209. Phillip A. McKinney, formerly of P. McKinney & Associates, is now partner in Hoblit Ferguson Darling, Bank of America Plaza, 300 Convent St., Ste. 1450, San Antonio 78205 and Frost Bank Plaza, 802 N. Carancahua, Ste. 2000, Corpus Christi 78401. Chris McMillan is now an associate of Benjamin, Vana, Martinez & Biggs, 2161 NW Military Hwy., Ste. 111, San Antonio 78213. Nathan G. Roach, Stephen Aguilar, and Roberto Carlos Rondero de Mosier have formed the RAM Law Firm, with offices at 112 E. Pecan St., Ste. 1000, San Antonio 78205 and at 103 E. 5th St., Ste. 206, Austin 78701. Robert D. Kilgore, previously a partner in the San Antonio firm of Rosenthal Pauerstein Sandoloski Agather, is now of counsel to Fisher & Phillips, 300 Convent St., Ste. 1420, San Antonio 78205. SOUTH TEXAS Melinda Vidaurri was appointed as executive director for the Community Supervision and Corrections Department for Webb and Zapata counties, 1110 Victoria St., Ste. 104, Laredo 78040.
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