Shareholder Clinton Butler addressed attorneys from around the United States who attended the 2015 Meritas regional meeting in Houston. The theme of the meeting was energy, with a focus on Texas and national and international energy trends and issues. Mr. Butler’s presented on deed interpretation lawsuits and was able to share from his vast experience handling these matters in Karnes and surrounding counties.
Shareholder Emerson “Buddy” Banack, Jr. celebrated his 50 year anniversary practicing law on Wednesday, May 6th at the Plaza Club. His family and colleagues, including Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ronald B. King, who is a former Langley & Banack attorney, and Dr. William L. Heinrich, President of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, gave speeches honoring Buddy and his contributions to the legal field and the San Antonio community. To read Buddy’s reflections on practicing for 50 years, click on the following link to his interview with the San Antonio Business Journal’s Katie Burke.
Tax and Employee Benefits Shareholder Bob Werner was elected Mayor of the City of Shavano Park this month. Mr. Werner has been an active member of the City of Shavano Park government having served as a Councilman and on the Planning & Zoning Committee, where he has served as Chairman since 2006. Mr. Werner replaces Mayor Pro Tem Michele Bunting Ross.
Shareholder Catherine M. Stone received the San Antonio Bar Association’s Joe Frazier Brown Award of Excellence at the 2015 Law Day luncheon. The Joe Frazier Brown award goes to an outstanding member of the legal profession who has shown dedication to the excellent practice of law as well as commitment to serving the community.
Shareholder Rob Ramsey’s caption was voted #1 by The New Yorker readers on April 6, 2015. Each week there are approximately 5,000 entries in the caption contest, so selection as a finalist is a great honor. Rob is not only a talented appellate and family lawyer, he is also a gifted comedic writer. Congratulations, Rob.
Shareholder and appellate practice group leader, Catherine M. Stone, was inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The purpose of the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame is to provide scholarships for local women looking to pursue higher education. Langley & Banack is glad to support such an important organization in our community and we congratulate Former Chief Justice Stone and all of the 2015 inductees into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame.