Allan K. DuBois of San Antonio is the next President-elect of the State Bar of Texas. DuBois received 11,413 votes, or 55.64 percent. His opponent, Beverly Godbey of Dallas, received 8,441 votes, or 41.15 percent.
DuBois is a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Allan K. DuBois, P.C., in San Antonio, where he handles civil litigation and appeals, mediation, and arbitration. He is a trustee and grants chair of the Texas Bar Foundation and has served on the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Professional Development Program Committee, and Nominations and Elections Committee.
DuBois has also served as an advisor to the State Bar of Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution and Military and Veterans Law sections and the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program and Legal Services to the Poor committees. He is a former president of the San Antonio Bar Association, a founding member and current volunteer attorney for Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans, a former member of the District 10 Grievance Committee Professional Enhancement Panel, and a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
DuBois received a B.A. in English from the University of Texas and was an Army ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate in 1967. He earned a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1970.
DuBois will be sworn in as president-elect during the State Bar’s Annual Meeting June 26-27 in Austin and will serve as president of the State Bar from June 2015 to June 2016.