Jackson Walker congratulates Fort Worth partner Len Wade on his appointment to serve a three-year term on the Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Tarrant County Bar Association. In addition, Len has been elected as the program director for the Business Litigation Section for a one-year term.
Established in 1904 to improve the character of practice in city and county courts, the Tarrant County Bar Association (TCBA) offers over 40 programs and committees that address attorneys’ needs in Tarrant County.
As a member of the Judicial Evaluation Committee, Len will help distribute judicial polls to members to serve an educational purpose to the public and the legal profession. In nonelection years, the TCBA conducts the Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire for members to evaluate all elected and appointed judges. During election years, the TCBA distributes a Judicial Candidate Qualification Poll before the general election, asking members to rate the qualifications of candidates in each contested race. For more information, visit the Judicial Polls and Links page of the TCBA website.
“I am honored to have been selected to join the Judicial Evaluation Committee,” Len said. “I have a deep respect for the justice system and am honored to be able to educate both lawyers and the public on the election process.”
“I have a deep respect for the justice system and am honored to be able to educate both lawyers and the public on the election process.”
The TCBA Business Litigation Section is one of 18 substantive law sections that provide free or low-cost CLE through luncheons or seminars. As the section’s program director, Len will help provide a forum for attorneys to discuss state and federal business litigation issues, foster communication among attorneys and the local judiciary, ensure CLE opportunities, promote ethics and integrity in business litigation, and enhance the justice system and the quality of legal service to clients and the public.
Len A. Wade focuses his practice on complex litigation, mediation, and arbitration. Len received training from the Attorney-Mediators Institute in Dallas. He is a member of the Association of Attorney-Mediators and the Commercial Panel of Neutrals for the American Arbitration Association. Prior to serving as a judge for the 141st District Court for the State of Texas from 2003 to 2009, Len represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court litigation for 15 years. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the Pepperdine University School of Law.