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Distinguished Real Estate ATTORNEY Lifetime Achievement Award

The REPTL Distinguished Real Estate Attorney Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes distinguished Texas real estate attorneys who have made significant and sustained contributions to the Texas real estate law bar throughout their careers.


The Distinguished Real Estate Attorney Lifetime Achievement Award has been presented to the following attorneys. Please click on their names to see their pictures and read their biographies.

2018 - Robert "Doc" Watson
2017 - Robert Wright
2016 - Ann Saegert
2015 - D. Diane Dillard
2014 - David Weatherbie
2013 - Charles W. Spencer
2012 - Charles J. Jacobus
2011 - Phillip D. Weller
2010 - James N Johnson
2009 - Robert Harms Bliss
2008 - Frank A. St. Claire
2007 - Sanford A. Weiner
2006 - Edward H. Hill
2005 - John S. Hollyfield
2004 - Wm. Terry Bray
2003 - J. Cary Barton
2002 - Professor William W. Gibson, Jr.
2001 - James H. Wallenstein
2000 - Bernard O. Dow


Nominations are always being sought for the Distinguished Real Estate Attorney Lifetime Achievement Award. Although not required, it is suggested that nominations include the following information:
  1. Name and address of nominee
  2. Curriculum vitae
    • Law-related education
    • Law-related employment
    • Law-related organizations, including offices held
  3. Professional achievements, awards, and honors
  4. Other information that is of relevance(example: Bibliography of papers, articles, CLE presentations, etc.)
The deadline for submitting nominations for the next year's award is April 1 of each year. The award will be presented during the State Bar's Advanced Real Estate Law Course in July.

Nominations should be submitted via mail, fax or e-mail to the Coordinator for the Real Estate Award Committee:
David Weatherbie 2010-2011
Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Oliver, LLP
4311 West Lovers Lane, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75209
Phone: 214-369-1170
Fax: 214-352-3326

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