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John Meredith

Chief Operating Officer

Education

University of North Georgia, BBA, 1984

Georgia Tech, MBA, 1985

Baylor University School of Law, JD, 1988

Harvard University, MPA, 1997

Honors

Olympic Torch Bearer - Atlanta Olympic Games

Robert F. Kennedy Award - Harvard University

AV Preeminent 5.0 for Ethical Standards and Legal Abilities - Martindale-Hubbell

Outstanding Young Lawyer of Houston - Houston Young Lawyer Association

Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas - Texas Young Lawyers Association

Young Alumnus of the Year - University of North Georgia

Young Alumnus of the Year and Young Lawyer of the Year - Baylor University

Five Outstanding Young Houstonians - Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce

Five Outstanding Young Texans - Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce

Ten Outstanding Young Americans - U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce

Public Interest Law Practitioner Award - University of Houston Law Center

President's Award - Houston Bar Association

President's Award of Merit - Texas Young Lawyers Association

Life Fellow - Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation, Houston Young Lawyers Foundation

Profile

Publications

  • J. Meredith, "How Nonprofit Organizations get Publicity," Houston Business Journal
  • J. Meredith, "Contract to Eliminate Weapons in Schools," Texas Bar Journal
  • J. Meredith and B. Casey, "Taking Cover -- Preserving Error When Hit with a Claim for Punitive Damages," Baylor Law Review
  • J. Meredith and R. Jones, "Management of the Complex, Multiple-Party Case," Houston Lawyer
  • J. Meredith, "Bifurcated Trials - When to Expose a Defendant's Net Worth," The Advocate and Houston Lawyer
  • J. Meredith, "Keeping Up With Default Judgments," Houston Lawyer

Speaker

  • American Bar Association: Speaker at Conferences (San Diego, Las Vegas, Milwaukee, Vancouver)
  • University of Houston: Speaker on Board Development with Strategic Planning
  • State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting: Speaker on Records Management
  • National Youth Services Summit: Speaker at Nationwide Conferences (Washington, DC, San Diego)
  • Texas Afterschool Association: Speaker at Statewide Conferences (Austin, San Antonio)
  • Houston Bar Association: Speaker at Law Practice Management Seminar on Disaster Preparation and Recovery

Training

  • American Leadership Forum
  • Attorney-Mediators Institute
  • Center for Houston’s Future
  • FBI Citizens’ Academy
  • Leadership Houston

Volunteer Service

  • Souper Bowl of Caring: National Board of Directors
  • SpringSpirit: Board of Directors
  • State Bar of Texas: Law Practice Management Committee

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Association of Legal Administrators

News

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