"For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,"
2 Timothy 3:2
We passed through the U.T. Law building yesterday; the plaque below caught our attention:
David J. Beck founded Beck, Redden & Seacrest, L.L.P in January, 1992. He was formerly a senior partner of Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston, Texas.Need we say anything else?!?
Mr. Beck served as President of the State Bar of Texas....and has been a very active trial lawyer throughout his professional career. He was....as one of the top 10 trial lawyers int he United States for 199?. He was named be the National Law Journal in 1999 as one of the top trial lawyers in the Southwest. In a poll of Texas lawyers, he was listed by Texas Lawyer in August, 2002 as one of the "Go To Lawyers For Lawyers In Trouble." He has been selected as a Regent and Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and an Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has been names an "Honorary Overseas Member" of the Commercial Bar Association ("COMBAR"), a preeminent association of English barristers. He also is a Fellow in the American Bar Foundation, a Past Chairman (1986) of the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, and a Sustaining Life Fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation. He is a Life Member of the University of Texas Law School Foundation Board of Trustees.
He received the University of Texas Law School Faculty Award in 1985 and the prestigious State Bar of Texas Presidents' Award in 1986. He also received the prestigious 1995 "Honorary Barrister" Award from the University of Texas Law School Board of Advocates. He has been named on of "The Best Lawyers in America" by Woodward & White since the inception of the publication in 1990, ans is currently one of the few attorneys listed in four area of practice. In 200?, Mr Beck received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from The University of Texas Law Alumni Association.
[Author's Note: Emphasis added.]