Steve Bickerstaff served as Parliamentarian of the Texas Senate and special assistant Texas Attorney General before founding the private law firm of Bickerstaff & Heath in 1980. The firm [www.bickerstaff.com] continues to be one of the premier election law firms in the country. Bickerstaff retired from the private practice of law in 2001 after 35 years, but, although living in the mountains of far West Texas, he continues active as a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Texas School of Law and several nonprofit corporation boards. He is the author of Lines in the Sand (2007), a book about the controversial 2003 congressional redistricting in Texas, a coauthor of International Election Principles (2009), and an author of more than 25 law journal articles dealing primarily with election law or telecommunications regulation. Bickerstaff was a Fulbright Foundation Scholar teaching in Germany (2000), a Rockefeller Foundation Scholar in Residence at the foundation's Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio, Italy (2002), and a member of a Carter Commission team advising on elections in the Peoples Republic of China (2003). In 2008 he lectured in London, England and Caen, France for the London School of Economics. He has taught as an adjunct or visiting professor at the U.T. law school since 1992. An Endowed Presidential Scholarship was created in Steve Bickerstaff's name at the University of Texas School of Law in 2002 by his former law firm. For additional information, please contact Mr. Bickerstaff at [email@example.com].