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Baker Botts’ Evan Young Appointed to the Supreme Court Advisory Committee


AUSTIN, July 20, 2015 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that firm partner, Evan Young has been appointed to the Supreme Court Advisory Committee (“SCAC”).

Young is the third Baker Botts lawyer to serve in this committee. His practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation. He has argued cases before both the Supreme Court of the United States and the Supreme Court of Texas. Ranging from those courts to state trial courts, he has represented clients across the country before every level of the state and federal judiciary.

The Committee, established pursuant to a statute more than 75 years ago, assists the Supreme Court in the continuing study, review and development of rules and procedures for the courts of Texas, taking into consideration the rules and procedures of other courts in the United States and proposals for changes from whatever source received. The Committee drafts rules as directed by the Court; solicits, summarizes, and reports to the Court the views of the bar and the public on court rules and procedures; and makes recommendations for change.

To view the full list of SCAC members, please click here.


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