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Bachelor of Business Administration in Law and Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin, 1961
Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Texas at Austin, 1963.

Honors & Distinctions

Trial Attorney, Law School Honors Council, University of Texas at Austin.
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity (Tom Clark Chapter)
Former Associate Municipal Court Judge, City of El Paso, Texas 1979-1981
Named to Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in America

Professional Experience

After graduation from law school, Robert began his practice as an attorney for the Gas Proration Dept. at El Paso Natural Gas Company where he was responsible for negotiating and formalizing gas purchase, exchange and gathering contracts, and after three years moved into the office of General Counsel where he was responsible for building leases, water pollution control, and presentations to state agencies, preceding his entry into private practice in El Paso in 1968, where he has continually been engaged in a varied general practice consisting of family law (divorce, support, child custody, and adoption), probate (wills, estates and guardianships), personal injury and general business litigation, criminal law (felony, misdemeanor and traffic) and a general office practice including real estate contracts and conveyances.

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Texas (Family Law, Consumer Law, Real estate, Probate, General Practice Sections),
El Paso County Bar Association (Fee Dispute Committee)
Solo/Small Firm Committee
Legal Aid/Legal Referral
El Paso Family Law Bar Association
El Paso Probate Law Bar Association

Professional References

Martindale-Hubbel Law Directory
West's Legal Directory


Born in Minden, Louisiana and lived in Texas City, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, and Austin, Texas before moving to El Paso in 1963. Honorable Discharge U.S. Navy. Active in community organizations including President of Citizens Environmental Council where he gave presentations on recycling to the El Paso City Council, Past President and Life Member of Country Club Optimist Club where he was representative for the Boy Scouts and engaged in various youth activities including oratorical contests, former member of Board of Directors of El Paso Heart Association and El Paso Jaycees, past president and speech contest winner at Coronado Toastmasters Club, at St. Marks United Methodist Church, former: Chair Administration Board, Chair-Pastor-Parish Committee, Trustees, Wills and Legacies Committee, Choir Director for and Member for several years, Lay Speaker, Youth Sponsor, representative to Metropolitan Board of Missions and lay delegate to New Mexico annual conference where he gave presentations to assembled delegates. He also acts as a pro bono attorney to legal aid society.

His wife Kathryn Brennan is a school psychologist in the Gadsden, New Mexico School District, and he has four children and two grandchildren.

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