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Visiting Committee Chair Josiah M. Daniel, III awarded Texas Bar Foundation prize

Posted: June 12, 2013
Mr. Josiah M. Daniel, III

Mr. Josiah M. Daniel, III

Each year, the Texas Bar Foundation, the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the nation, honors those who exemplify the highest standards of the legal profession.

History Visiting Committee Chair Josiah M. Daniel, III, will be among those select honorees recognized this year by the Texas Bar Foundation. Mr. Daniel will be awarded the "Outstanding Law Review Article" prize for his piece, "LBJ v. Coke Stevenson: Lawyering for Control of the Disputed Texas Democratic Party Senatorial Primary Election of 1948." The ceremony and dinner takes place on June 21st, in Dallas, Texas.

A partner in the international law firm Vinson & Elkins, LLP, Mr. Daniel received his bachelor’s degree in History from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee in 1973. He received his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in 1978 and his master’s degree in History from UT in 1986. In 2011, Mr. Daniel was elected to membership in the prestigious American Law Institute.

Since 1965, the trustees of the Texas Bar Foundation have awarded more than $15 million in grants to charitable organizations across Texas. Foundation members are nominated because of their dedication to the administration of justice and high professional standing among his or her peers.

Read more about Mr. Daniel and the Texas Bar Foundation, and view a complete list of the foundation's award winners in 2013.

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