Richard L. Whitley

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Practice areas


  • Texas, 1986


  • University of Houston, J.D. 1985

            Chief Notes and Comment Editor, Houston Law Review

  • Texas State University, B.A. with highest honors 1978

Professional and Community Activities and Awards

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
    Board of Directors,(1995-2001)
    Chair, Regional and Strategic Partnerships Division (1998)
    Chair, Governmental Relations  Division (1997)
    General Counsel (1996 &  1999)
  • Austin Bar Association, Real Estate Section
    Board of Directors (1995 to present)
    Secretary (1995-1997)
    Treasurer (1996-1997)
  • Leadership Austin (Class of 1993-1994)
    Chair (2000-2001)
    Chair-elect (1999-2000)
    Board of Directors (1996-2002)
    Treasurer (1997-1998)
    Chair, Roundtable Speakers Series  (1996-1997 & 1998-99)
    Strategic Planning Committee (1999 & 2010-11)
  • Caritas Citizens Advisory Council  (1995-2006)
    Executive Board (2000)
  • Clean Air Force of Central Texas
    Clean Air Force Leadership Award  (2010)
    Board of Directors (1994-present)
    Vice-Chair (1998-2006)
    Chair, Technical Advisory Committee (1993-1999)
  • Secretary, Air & Waste Management Association, Central Texas Chapter (1988)
  • 1996 Environmental Awareness Award for Outstanding Achievement in Environmental
    Protection presented by the City of Austin Resource Management Commission, Solid
    Waste Advisory Commission and the Environmental Board


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