SOURCE: Godwin Pappas & Ronquillo PC

June 05, 2008 16:11 ET

Godwin Pappas & Ronquillo Managing Partner Named Chairman of Dallas Judicial Nominating Commission

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - June 5, 2008) - Attorney Marcos Ronquillo, managing partner of Godwin Pappas & Ronquillo PC, has been appointed chairman of the City of Dallas' 16-member Judicial Nominating Commission.

Mr. Ronquillo was nominated to the commission by Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert. The mayor and other members of the Dallas City Council each appoint one person to the commission, with the final member appointed by the full council. Mr. Ronquillo's term, which began May 30, 2008, continues through September 30, 2009.

The commission serves in an advisory role to the Dallas City Council, offering its recommendations on the selection, evaluation and compensation of municipal and administrative law judges in Dallas County.

"I am honored to have been selected by Mayor Leppert to fill this position," says Mr. Ronquillo. "For most citizens, a municipal court may be the only courtroom they ever have to enter, so it is important we do all we can to ensure we have the most capable judges possible serving our citizens."

Mr. Ronquillo serves as President, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner of Godwin Pappas & Ronquillo PC. He is a past recipient of the State Bar of Texas Presidents' Special Citation Award and Outstanding Lawyer of the Year Award from the Texas Mexican American Bar Association. He is the former President of the Dallas Mexican American Bar Association and former Chairman of the Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

He has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Area Rapid Transit Authority (DART), Children's Medical Center, Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce and JPMorgan Chase.

Godwin Pappas & Ronquillo PC is a mid-size Texas trial and appellate firm with offices in Dallas and Houston that represents Fortune 500 and middle-market industry leaders in Mission Critical Litigation® throughout the United States. We Solve the Problem™!

For more information, contact Ruben Rendon at 214.939.8658 or rrendon@godwinpappas.com.

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