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  • Mon, September 28, 2015 5:32 PM | Kenneth Krock

    Tailgate 2015 is sold out. Look forward to seeing everyone there and BTHO of Miss. St.

  • Fri, September 04, 2015 11:37 AM | Kenneth Krock
    There is New Job Posting in the Members' only Section

  • Tue, August 25, 2015 10:14 AM | Kenneth Krock

    There is a new job posting in the members section

  • Tue, July 21, 2015 3:11 PM | Kenneth Krock

    Money magazine released its 2015-2016 college rankings and ranked Texas A&M 20th on its list of Best Colleges in the nation. A&M was ranked sixth among public universities on the list and number one in Texas. A&M also earned the top spot on Money's list of Best Colleges You Can Actually Get Into. For the full article Money Magazine Article
  • Mon, June 08, 2015 3:47 PM | Kenneth Krock

    Debra Ibarra Mayfield, Texas A&M class of 1996, has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott and unanimously confirmed by the Texas Senate as Judge of the 165th District Court of Harris County, Texas. 

    Judge Mayfield had been serving as the Judge of Harris County Civil Court At Law Number One since she was appointed by unanimous vote of the Commissioners' Court in 2011. She was twice elected in 2012 and 2014 to that bench. She also served as Administrative Judge over the Harris County courts in 2015.  

    Prior to her taking the bench, Judge Mayfield was a partner in a mid-sized defense firm where she had an active statewide trial and appellate practice. 

    She is the past president of the Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (MABAH) and has been awarded the distinction of a "Woman on the Move" by Texas Executive Women, the Amicus Award by MAHBAH, and the Public Service Award by South Texas College of Law.       

    For more information about Judge Mayfield, please visit 

  • Fri, May 08, 2015 5:29 PM | Kenneth Krock

    The Texas Aggie Bar Association is soliciting ideas for other programs, events, and benefits that TABA can offer to its members consistent with its charitable purposes.  TABA remains a charitable organization with the charitable goals of supporting through scholarship Aggies who are beginning law school as well as networking with fellow Aggie lawyers. TABA already hosts its Annual Tailgate;  Annual Social, Annual Conference, and Annual Banquet; Howdy Hours; and other networking functions throughout the year.  TABA also recognizes Aggie lawyers through its annual Aggie Lawyer of the Year award and supports Aggies entering law school with its annual scholarships.  Of course, we are an all volunteer organization with limited resources so we have to carefully consider the demand any potential program, event or benefit would have on our resources. Accordingly, not every idea can be implemented. Please send your ideas to Ken Krock, President, TABA at  TABA's Board will meet for a day long planning session in late June to consider your ideas. Gig 'em!!      

  • Fri, May 08, 2015 5:24 PM | Kenneth Krock

    The Texas Aggie Bar Association is working to revamp its Happy Hours and some of the other networking events we offer to our members. As a result, TABA will not host any Howdy Hours this quarter. The next Howdy Hours will be in August 2015.  Please check back to this website for more information after June.     

  • Wed, April 01, 2015 4:40 PM | Kenneth Krock

    The Texas Aggie Bar Association’s 16th Annual Conference set records for attendance during its on March 7-8, 2015 conference in College Station.  On March 7, 2015, the Association kicked off its annual conference with its Friday Night Social.  More than 90 people total (50 Aggie lawyers and their guests) set a record participating in the Social and enjoying good drink, good food, and good bull at the Chicken Oil Company.  The next day the Annual Conference hosted more than 90 Aggie attorneys from around Texas and the United States. The following evening more than 120 people set a record for attendance at the Conference’s Annual Banquet at the Memorial Student Center, where they honored the 2015 winners of the Association’s scholarships (Mu Lin "Chris" Hsu '14, Atanasio Fernandez Sanchez '14, and Bethany Howell '14) and 2015 Aggie Lawyer of the Year, Richard Kardys ’67.  Mr. Kardys was also recently named by Texas A&M as a Distinguished Alumnus.  Other former ALOY winners were in attendance including, Fidel Rodriguez, Jr. (2014), Charles “Chuck” Ellison (2013), James A. Creel (2012), Bob Surovik (2011), Judge Willie E. B. Blackmon (2006), Arno Krebs (2005), and Otway Denny (2000). The Texas Aggie Bar Association continues its mission (i) to provide scholarship and other support for pre-law undergraduates of Texas A&M University, law school students who are former students of Texas A&M University, and law school students enrolled in the Texas A&M University School of Law; (ii) to promote lawyers who are former students of Texas A&M University; and (iii) to provide for continuing education of lawyers. For further information, please contact the Texas Aggie Bar Association at  

  • Sat, February 07, 2015 1:53 PM | Anonymous

    The Texas Aggie Bar Association is proud to announce that Richard Kardys '67 has been named the 2015 Aggie Lawyer of the Year.

    Mr. Kardys is a resident of San Antonio and a 1967 graduate of Texas A&M University.  After graduating from Texas A&M, Mr. Kardys attended the University of Texas School of Law from which he graduated in 1970.  He was then admitted to practice in Texas and before the US Supreme Court. He served as a USAF JAG Officer and Reserve JAG Officer, received the Air Force Commendation Medal and other awards for service, and was honorably discharged as a captain in 1976.  

    Mr. Kardys is the Group Executive Vice President responsible for Frost Wealth Advisors, which includes trust, investments, and brokerage at Frost Bank.

    While a student at Texas A&M, Mr. Kardys was a member of the Corps of Cadets. He served as a member of the Ross Volunteer Company, Firing Squad, and as the commander of Squadron 8. 

    Mr. Kardys served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Board for the Texas A&M Association of Former Students. He served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Texas A&M Foundation in 2012 and continues to serve on that Board today. He is a member of the Ambassadors Council and Champions Council of the 12th Man Foundation, the Texas A&M Planned Giving Council, the Legacy Society, and was a member of the Vision 2020 Campaign Leadership Council.  He was a capital contributor for the Clayton Williams Center (AFS Building) - Core Values "Respect" Wall, the MSC, the Lohmann Center, Olsen Field, and Kyle Field Re-Design and Configuration.  He has also served on the board of the San Antonio A&M Club and as senior advisor to the board.

    Mr. Kardys was president and/or chairman of the boards of the San Antonio Kiwanis Club, Hospice San Antonio, San Antonio Volunteer Center, San Antonio Business Volunteer Center, National Conference of Christian and Jews,  San Antonio Estate Planners Council,  and the Federal Bar Association of San Antonio.

    He is a trustee for the Oblate School of Theology and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute.

    He is married to Jessie Bell Mathis, and they have two sons, Chris ('97) and Clark ('99), and three grandchildren.  Please join us in congratulating Mr. Kardys on his selection as the 2015 Aggie Lawyer of the Year!

    The Texas Aggie Bar Association congratulates all of the nominees and finalists for this award.  You make us all proud to be Aggie lawyers.

    Mr. Kardys and the TABA Scholarship Recipients will be honored at the Annual Conference Reception and Banquet at the Memorial Student Center on Saturday, March 7, 2015. We hope to see you all at the Annual Conference. Register today at

  • Thu, November 20, 2014 10:05 PM | Anonymous

    Please visit the job board to review the latest job postings. 


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