Jackson Walker partner Curt Langley was elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Curt’s contributions to the legal profession.
Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas. Each year, one-third of one percent of State Bar members are invited to become Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Membership has grown from an initial 254 Charter Fellow in 1965 to more than 7,500 Fellows throughout Texas today.
The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the country. Founded in 1965 by lawyers determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to build a strong justice system for all Texans. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $16 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services.
For more than 20 years as a trial lawyer, Curt has developed a diverse commercial litigation practice handling lawsuits and arbitrations across Texas and in various other states across the country. Curt has handled commercial litigation matters including: real estate litigation, health care litigation, energy litigation, and much more. Curt is a frequent author and speaker on such legal topics as lender liability, litigation with financial institutions, collections practice, and legal ethics. Curt received his B.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and received his J.D. from The South Texas College of Law, where he was a Note and Comment Editor for the South Texas Law Review.