Larry McDougal, Sr.


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 at CLE events across Texas on topics ranging from guns, to alcohol, to ethics.

Larry is also a nominations co-Chair for the Texas Bar Foundation and a Sustaining Lifetime Fellow.  He is an active participant in the online legal community and strongly believes in the licensed attorney group mentorship model. Larry previously served as a police officer, a sheriff’s deputy, a prosecutor and a municipal judge. He is also a past winner of the President’s Award from the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.