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Board of Directors

The TBLS is composed of twelve members appointed by the President of the State Bar of Texas, with the approval of its Board of Directors. The TBLS is representative of the legal profession in Texas and consist only of licensed attorneys, some of whom specialize and some of whom are in general practice. All members hold office for three years and until their successors are appointed. Members are appointed to three year staggered terms of office. Any vacancy shall be filled in the manner provided for original appointments. All members of the TBLS are eligible for reappointment but for no more than one additional term.

Street Address

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
505 E. Huntland Dr., Ste. 400, LB 28
Austin, Texas 78752


512-706-4500 Main


Leo D. Figueroa
Executive Director
Phone: 512-706-4500 
Fax: 512-427-4388

Odessa Bradshaw
Associate Executive Director
Phone: 512-706-4506 
Fax: 512-427-4378

Molly Galvez
Certification Analyst - Paralegal Certification
Phone: 512-706-4508 
Fax: 512-427-4379

Priscilla Leal
Lead Certification Analyst - Attorney Certification
Phone: 512-706-4507 
Fax: 512-427-4381

Brenda Martinez
Certification Analyst - Attorney Certification
Phone: 512-706-4511 
Fax: 512-427-4383

Denise Schumann
Web Site Coordinator
Phone: 512-706-4509 
Fax: 512-427-4389