Andrew Tolchin

Executive Director

Andrew Tolchin, an attorney-mediator at 713 Mediator, LLC, founded the Attorney Mentorship Association and serves as Executive Director. He also founded Texas Lawyers, a digital bar association which enables more than 12,000 Texas-licensed attorneys to communicate with and mentor one another about case strategy, practice management, and legal issues. Andrew served as an elected Director […]

Susan Morris Spann

Deputy Executive Director

Susan Morris Spann is dedicated to productivity and has a wealth of proven ability including fundraising, litigation support, and organizational management.  Susan has been a paralegal and office manager of busy attorney practices for the last two decades. She served as Executive Director for the Fort Bend County Bar Association the year its President was […]

Shari Goldsberry

Director

Shari Goldsberry is a Board Certified in Family Law attorney and owner of Goldsberry & Associates, PLLC. She serves on the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas (2018-2021). In 2010, Shari founded the Freedom Education Center, LLC which focuses on educating those with anger management and addiction issues in the hope that they will […]

Larry McDougal, Sr.

Director

Larry McDougal, Sr. is President-elect of the State Bar of Texas (2019-2020) and will serve as President (2020-2021). Larry served on the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas from 2012-2015 and was awarded the Outstanding Third Year Director Award at the close of his term. Board Certified in Criminal Defense, Larry speaks […]

Sherrie Travers

Director

Sherrie Travers is dedicated to bar leadership, having served as both President of the Fort Bend County Bar Association and President of Family Lawyers of Fort Bend County Bar Association. In 2016, Sherrie was awarded Presidential Citation by then State Bar of Texas President Frank Stevenson in recognition of her local bar leadership accomplishments. Sherrie […]

Michelle Cheng

Board Advisor

Michelle Cheng is an Administrator of “Texas Lawyers” Group, and practices medical malpractice and personal injury law as a partner with Whitehurst, Harkness, Brees, Cheng, Alsaffar, Higginbotham, and Jacob, PLLC, in Austin, Texas. An electrical engineer and graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, Ms. Cheng has been named a Texas Super Lawyer (2009 – […]

Laura Lee Haley

Board Advisor

Laura Haley created Haley Law Firm, PLLC in 2018. She began her legal career in 1999 as a briefing attorney for Justice John S. Anderson of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, after which she practiced for seven years with Houston commercial-litigation firms. Laura then spent six years as Senior Corporate Litigation Counsel for […]

Hon. Audrey Moorehead

Board Advisor

Audrey Moorehead, is the first woman to to be elected Judge of Dallas County Criminal Court #3. She just completed her term serving as the only African American female on the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas 2015-2018. The State Bar of Texas serves over 100,000 attorneys. She had her own Dallas […]

Andy Nogueras

Board Advisor

Miguel Nogueras is the Branch Manager for the Federal Public Defender’s Office in McAllen, Texas.  He is responsible for representing individuals deemed eligible for appointment of counsel under the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C.§ 3006A.  While the majority of the cases involve drug, immigration and firearms offenses, he has also been involved in the defense […]

Jason Rowe

Board Advisor

Jason Rowe, of Rowe Law Firm in Houston, is an Administrator of the “Texas Lawyers” Group Bar Association, as well as the associated “Texas Lawyers Lounge.”  Mr. Rowe served as President of the Student Bar Association while attending South Texas College of Law – Houston.  During his time in that role, he oversaw the implementation […]

Jnana Settle

Board Advisor & Copy Editor

Jnana Settle is the managing attorney of The Settle Law Firm. She lives and works in Murphy, Texas, with her husband and children. Since opening her own firm in May 2017, she has focused exclusively on providing legal services in the areas of real estate and estate planning. She serves as the Landlord-Tenant Law Editor […]

BOARD ADVISORS

Michelle Cheng

Board Advisor

Michelle Cheng is an Administrator of “Texas Lawyers” Group, and practices medical malpractice and personal injury law as a partner with Whitehurst, Harkness, Brees, Cheng, Alsaffar, Higginbotham, and Jacob, PLLC, in Austin, Texas. An electrical engineer and graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, Ms. Cheng has been named a Texas Super Lawyer (2009 – […]

Laura Lee Haley

Board Advisor

Laura Haley created Haley Law Firm, PLLC in 2018. She began her legal career in 1999 as a briefing attorney for Justice John S. Anderson of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, after which she practiced for seven years with Houston commercial-litigation firms. Laura then spent six years as Senior Corporate Litigation Counsel for […]

Hon. Audrey Moorehead

Board Advisor

Audrey Moorehead, is the first woman to to be elected Judge of Dallas County Criminal Court #3. She just completed her term serving as the only African American female on the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas 2015-2018. The State Bar of Texas serves over 100,000 attorneys. She had her own Dallas […]

Andy Nogueras

Board Advisor

Miguel Nogueras is the Branch Manager for the Federal Public Defender’s Office in McAllen, Texas.  He is responsible for representing individuals deemed eligible for appointment of counsel under the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C.§ 3006A.  While the majority of the cases involve drug, immigration and firearms offenses, he has also been involved in the defense […]

Jason Rowe

Board Advisor

Jason Rowe, of Rowe Law Firm in Houston, is an Administrator of the “Texas Lawyers” Group Bar Association, as well as the associated “Texas Lawyers Lounge.”  Mr. Rowe served as President of the Student Bar Association while attending South Texas College of Law – Houston.  During his time in that role, he oversaw the implementation […]

Jnana Settle

Board Advisor & Copy Editor

Jnana Settle is the managing attorney of The Settle Law Firm. She lives and works in Murphy, Texas, with her husband and children. Since opening her own firm in May 2017, she has focused exclusively on providing legal services in the areas of real estate and estate planning. She serves as the Landlord-Tenant Law Editor […]