Gayle M. Albritton

Education and Awards:

Baylor University, BBA, JD
Beta Gamma Sigma -Top 5% Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University :
Dean's Distinguished List
Baylor Law Review
Mid-Law Class Officer
Nat Harris Memorial Award (Outstanding Senior Property Law Student)
American Jurisprudence Awards
Domestic Relations (Community Property),
Business Associations

Publications:

Student Assistant to Dean Angus McSwain (Chairman, Family Law Section, SBOT):
Prepared State Bar of Texas Family Law Section Newsletter
Transcribed early revisions for committee authoring Texas Family Code
Research Assistant and Quizmaster for Prof. Michael J. Vaughn
Assisted: W. de Funiak, Principles of Community Property (2nd ed. by W. de Funiak and M. Vaughn, 1971)
Research Assistant to Prof. Loy Simpkins
Assisted: L. Simpkins, Texas Family Law: With Forms (Speer's 5th ed, 1975)
Love & Law, by Gayle Miller Albritton. Law.baylor.edu/DocketCall/articles/springone/springlovelaw.html

Professional Training and Organizations:

Qualified Mediator
Certified Attorney Ad Litem, Texas Courts
State Bar of Texas
District 1-A Grievance Committee
Served on Minimum Continuing Legal Education Task Force
College of the State Bar of Texas
Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas
Rockwall County Bar Association
Founding and Charter Member
Past President (First Woman President)
Founding Member Pro Bono Project & Clinic
Pro Bono Committee, Founding Member & Chair

Honors:

Murray Wall Award (Voted by fellow YMCA Board members as most outstanding member)
Candidate for East Texas Distinguished Service Award for Women
Soroptimists International, Rockwall Professional Woman of Distinction
Democrat Candidate for Rockwall County Judge, General Election

Employment History:

Two major and one large independent oil companies, Scouting, Land, Legal
Price Waterhouse & Company, Tax Staff
First Woman to open private law practice in Rockwall, Texas
Assistant Rockwall County Criminal District Attorney
Counsel, Citizens State Bank, Royse City
City Attorney, City of Royse City
Albritton & Albritton, Partner

Non-Profit Volunteer Efforts:

CASA of Rockwall County, Inc.
Legal Services of North Texas Board of Directors
Rockwall County Child Protective Services Board of Directors
Rockwall County YMCA, Served as Chairman of the Board
First United Methodist Church of Rockwall, 30-year member; Served Administrative Board, Board of Trustees, Council on Ministries, as MYF Counselor and as Sunday School Teacher, both adult and children Guest Speaker for various community, church and school groups:
Parliamentary Procedure
Women's Property Rights
Battered Women and Women's Rights
Rockwall County Library Board, past member

Other Memberships and Activities:

City of Rockwall Historic Preservation Committee
Rockwall County Historical Society
Rockwall County Friends of the Library
Rockwall Literary Club
Rockwall County Helping Hands
Rockwall League of Women Voters
Rockwall Soroptimist Club
Rockwall High School Drill Team Boot backers
Rockwall ISD, Former Member Task Force on Curriculum
Rockwall High School Mentor Program
Rockwall County Democratic Party, Former Precinct Chair, former Candidate for County Judge Aspasians
Metropolitan YMCA of Dallas
Baylor University Alumni Association, Lifetime Member
Baylor University Law Alumni Association, Lifetime Member and Counsellor
Baylor University Law Review, Lifetime Member

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