D. Todd Smith, founder of Austin-based Smith Law Group, has been elected to the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors.
With more than 100,000 active members, the State Bar of Texas is one of the largest bar associations in the United States. It is governed by a board of directors with 46 voting members, including 30 lawyers elected from 17 geographic districts. The State Bar’s mission is to support the administration of the legal system, assure all citizens equal access to justice, foster high standards of ethical conduct for lawyers, enable its members to better serve their clients and the public, educate the public about the rule of law, and promote diversity in the administration of justice and the practice of law.
Smith, the outgoing president of the Austin Bar Association, is a civil appellate specialist who handles appellate matters and supports trial counsel throughout Texas.
He was sworn into his new office on June 25, 2020.