Profile submitted by Robert Black
State Bar of Texas, Texas Bar Foundation, American Bar Association, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, American Arbitration Association
Bob was President of the State Bar of Texas in 2011-12. His presidential initiative Oyez Oyez Oh Yay!, received the 2012 National Association of American Bar Executives/Lexis Nexis Award for Community Outreach and Education. He has tried many cases and mediated or arbitrated more than 4,500 additional legal matters. In 2014, he was chosen as a Texas Legal Legend by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas, the youngest ever selected. He has been President of the Texas Attorneys Mediators Coalition. He is a Trustee of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society and a member of the Texas Board of Disciplinary Appeals. He has also served since inception as a member of the Appeals Panel of the Deepwater Horizon Class Action - Settlement Program.