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Ryan Cantrell is Appointed to the State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charges – Family and Probate Committee

May 24, 2019

Ryan Cantrell is Appointed to the State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charges – Family and Probate Committee

Ryan Cantrell, shareholder in the Houston office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka, has been appointed to the Pattern Jury Charges – Family and Probate Committee by the State Bar of Texas. Cantrell will serve on the committee for three years, and will represent District 4 overseeing Harris County, starting in June 2019.

The 28-member Pattern Jury Charges – Family and Probate Committee was created in 1987, and monitors statutory and case law developments in family and probate law and prepares supplementation as needed for Pattern Jury Charges - Family and Probate. The committee consists of a balance of judges and practitioners with demonstrated expertise in the various areas of practice under review by this committee. Committees are established by the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors and appointed by the president-elect. No member can serve on more than one committee at a time.

As shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Cantrell maintains a diverse litigation practice, representing clients in probate and fiduciary litigation, labor and employment litigation, governmental defense, complex commercial litigation, and construction litigation and arbitration. He combines an extensive litigation experience with his background in finance to bring adaptability and creativity to hotly contested disputes where there's more at stake than money.

Cantrell is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and an active member of several professional associations, including the State Bar of Texas; the American Bar Association; the Houston Bar Association; Attorneys in Tax and Probate Association; Houston Estate and Financial Forum (HEFF); and now, a State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charges – Family and Probate Committee Member. He has been named among 2014 – 2017 “Texas Rising Stars” by SuperLawyers as well as among “Top Lawyers in Houston” by H-Texas Magazine from 2015-2017. 

Cantrell graduated from the Southern Methodist University with honors (magna cum laude) and received his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

About Chamberlain Hrdlicka

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. In addition to commercial and business litigation, the firm has expertise in tax planning and tax controversy, corporate law, securities and finance, employment law, employee benefits/ERISA, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, real estate, and construction law.