The Houston Lawyer

The committee is responsible for the editing and publishing of the magazine in cooperation with the HBA staff and sets editorial policies and procedures as approved by the HBA Board of Directors.

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A group photo of the Houston Lawyer editorial board from the 2018-19 bar year, holding signs that read 'Houston Lawyer hearts pro bono.'



2019-2020 Editor-in-Chief:

Taunya Painter, Painter Law Firm PLLC

Associate Editors
Articles Editor: Anna Archer, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Legal Trends Editor: Anietie Akpan, METRO
Off the Record Editor: Kimberly Chojnacki, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C.
Committee/Section Spotlights Editor: Trey Holm, Houston Volunteer Lawyers
Media Reviews Editor: Koby Wilbanks, Murrah & Killough, PLLC
Managing Editor: Tara Shockley, Houston Bar Association

For more information on this committee, contact Tara Shockley at or (713) 759-1133.