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South Texas Welcomes Two New Board Members

April 4, 2013—Houston attorneys Stewart W. Gagnon and Amy Dunn Taylor join the South Texas College of Law Board of Directors. “Both of these graduates have distinguished themselves as leaders and outstanding attorneys in Houston and Texas,” says South Texas President and Dean Donald J. Guter. “I look forward to working with both of them as we benefit from their insight and leadership.” The South Texas Board of Directors, led by Chairman Mike Hays ’74, meets quarterly, overseeing the direction and operation of Houston’s oldest law school, established in 1923.

Stewart Gagnon, a 1974 South Texas graduate, is a senior partner at Fulbight & Jaworski, L.L.P. where he leads the firm's Family Law Practice Group. He is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law and recognized as a leader and innovative attorney in the area of Family Law in Texas. Gagnon is active in both the Houston Bar Association and State Bar of Texas with a focus on pro bono work and the Poverty Law Section, is a life member of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, and an elder at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church.

Amy Dunn Taylor, a 1982 South Texas graduate, is a director at Kane Russell Coleman & Logan in the Litigation Practice Area. Her practice encompasses construction, commercial, energy, mass torts, product liability and personal injury cases. She is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy in civil law. She is an adjunct professor at South Texas having taught civil trial and pretrial for 24 years. Taylor currently serves on the City of Houston Ethics Commission and is a member of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

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