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News from Texas Tech University School of Law

Scott Bailey (’14) of Dallas

Alumni

December 2018

Bailey has joined the Dallas office of international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP as an associate in the Firm’s Corporate Department.


    James Decker (’09) of Stamford

    Alumni

    December 2018

    Decker received the Outstanding Early Career Alumni award for his outstanding leadership and contributions in career, public service and/or volunteer activities within 15 years of graduation at the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Legacy and Leadership Banquet.


      Jerry Dixon (’81) of Albuquerque, New Mexico

      Alumni

      December 2018

      Dixon has been elected president of the Board of Bar Commissioners, the 22-member governing board of the State Bar of New Mexico, and was sworn into the post on December 13, 2018.


        Robert W. Kinkaid, Jr. (’85) of Plainview

        Alumni

        December 2018

        District Judge Robert W. Kinkaid, Jr., who has served in the position for 16 years, will retire on December 31, 2018.


          Adam L. Trimble (’17) of Amarillo

          Alumni

          December 2018

          Trimble joined Sprouse Shrader Smith, a full service law firm with offices in Amarillo, Austin, and Victoria, as an associate attorney. Trimble joins the Amarillo office where his primary focus is to assist clients with individual and business tax issues, the formation of entities, executive compensation plans, and the purchase or sale of a business.


            Glenn D. West

            Alumni

            December 2018

            West, a partner in the Corporate Department at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been recognized by D CEO in its 2019 Dallas 500 publication as one of the Dallas area’s most powerful and influential business leaders. This marks the fourth consecutive year that West has been so honored.

            The special annual publication, produced by D CEO’s editors after nearly a year of research and interviews, honors the most prominent business leaders in more than 60 industry categories who make Dallas-Fort Worth’s economy tick. West was featured in the Law – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) subcategory.


              Lindsay Canning (’11) of Houston

              Alumni

              November 2018

              Canning has joined the University of Houston as Assistant General Counsel.


                Carmen Symes Dusek (’96) of San Angelo

                Alumni

                November 2018

                Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Carmen Symes Dusek judge to the 51st Judicial District Court in Coke, Irion, Schleicher, Sterling and Tom Green Counties for a term set to expire December 31, 2020, or until her successor shall be duly elected and qualified.