Houston lawyer honored with Texas Bar Foundation’s ‘Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award’

People March 7, 2018

Houston lawyer Frank G. Jones has been selected as one of four 2018 recipients of the Texas Bar Foundation’s Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award. The award recognizes attorneys whose practice has spanned 50 years or more and who adhere to the highest principles and traditions of the legal profession and service to the public.

Jones will be recognized at the organization’s annual dinner on June 22 in Houston.

Jones has been elected to Fellowship in both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Bar Service includes serving as President of the Houston Young Lawyers Association and President of the Houston Bar Foundation. He has served as a member of the Board and of the Executive Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership.

Jones currently serves on the Boards of the San Jacinto Museum of History, the Friends of the Texas Room, the Mayor’s Public Service Advisory Committee, is a Co-chancellor of the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, and is the incoming president-elect of the Association of Rice Alumni. He is the author of Lessons From the Courtroom.

Founded in 1965 by attorneys determined to assist the public and improve the profession, the Texas Bar Foundation has become the largest charitably-funded bar foundation in the country. Election to the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a member of the State Bar of Texas, representing the top one-third of one percent of Texas attorneys.

Selection is based on an outstanding record in the legal profession as well as proven commitment to support the community at large. For more information visit the Texas Bar Foundation