May 8, 2018 - Laura Gibson, a graduate of the Class of 1985 of the University of Houston Law Center, was recently elected as the chair of the State Bar of Texas' board of directors.
Gibson's term will begin on June 21. Gibson will lead the Board, which is comprised of 60 members. She is currently a partner at Dentons, where she leads the firm's labor and employment practice. From 2015-2016, Gibson served as president of the Houston Bar Association.
"I want to dispel the notion that the State Bar Board is made up of 'insiders,'" Gibson said. "I want to make it clear that the bar is open to anyone who wants roll up their sleeves and get to work. Another goal for the upcoming bar year is to find out how we can serve our members better."