Kennon Wooten selected chair-elect of State Bar of Texas Board of Directors
Kennon Wooten was selected chair-elect of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors during the board’s quarterly meeting on April 28 in Waco. Kennon will take office in June and will serve as chair until June 2024.
Kennon was elected in 2021 to serve as a director on the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors representing District 9, Place 3 (Travis County)
She has served as a member of the Texas Commission to Expand Civil Legal Services, a member of the Supreme Court of Texas Task Force for Rules in Expedited Actions, the president of the Austin Bar Association, the president of the Austin Young Lawyers Association, the chair of the Austin Bar Foundation, the chair of the State Bar’s Court Rules Committee, the editor-in-chief for Austin Lawyer, a board member for Texas Folklife and Austin Friends of Traditional Music, and a board member and secretary for the Texas Legal Services Center.
She currently serves as a member of the American Law Institute, the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee, the Editorial Board for The Advocate, the Supreme Court of Texas Remote Proceedings Task Force, the Texas Access to Justice Commission, and the Austin Bar Association’s DEI Committee.