Tex Lezar

Part: 
One
Chapter: 
1

Tex Lezar was born in Dallas, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale College and was awarded his juris doctor degree from the University of Texas where he was editor-in-chief of the Texas Law Review. Mr. Lezar was admitted to the practice of law in Texas in 1977.

Currently in private practice in Dallas, Texas, Mr. Lezar is a partner in the firm of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal. Prior to joining the firm, he had most recently served concurrently as counselor to Attorney General William French Smith and Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy. In addition to engaging in the private practice of law, Mr. Lezar has previously served as Assistant to William F. Buckley, Jr.; Staff Assistant and Speech Writer to President Richard M. Nixon; Special Counsel to the Honorable John B. Connally, Jr.; and General Counsel to the Texas Secretary of State.

Mr.Lezar is a Fellow with the Institute of Judicial Administration. In addition, Mr. Lezar was a member of the United States Delegation to the International Conference on African Refugee Assistance II and he is a member of the Federal Judiciary Evaluation Committee of Senator Phil Gramm and a member of the American Law Institute.