For Immediate Release|
Austin Attorney Invited to Join American College of Environmental Lawyers
AUSTIN, Texas - August 1, 2008 - Kinnan Golemon, President of KG Strategies, LLC, and owner of Wau-Ban-See Ranch at Camp San Saba, has been invited to join the American College of Environmental Lawyers, a professional organization of distinguished private sector lawyers who practice in the field of environmental law. Golemon will be inducted into the organization in September 2008. Membership is by invitation only and eligibility is limited to those who have practiced environmental law for at least 15 years and whose practice for the past five years has been at least 50 percent environmental law.
Golemon, a founding member and early 1970ís Chair of the State Bar of Texas Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section, has practiced environmental law for more than 40 years. An Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Environmental Law was established in his name at the University of Texas School of Law in the mid-1990s. He most recently served from 2004-2007 as Chair of the American Bar Associationís (ABA) Standing Committee on Environmental Law, which plays the principal role of coordination on these issues among the numerous ABA entities. He has also served as a member of the ABA House of Delegates representing the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER), since 2000, and previously served as the Sectionís Chair in 1994-95. He has a B.S. in Industrial Management Engineering from the University of Oklahoma (1961) and an LLB from the University of Texas School of Law (1967). While attending law school he was employed by the Texas Water Pollution Control Board (a predecessor agency to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) as an Engineering Assistant, with primary responsibility for permitting of municipal and wastewater discharges.
About the American College of Environmental Lawyers
The American College of Environmental Lawyers was founded in July 2007 by a group of environmental law practitioners from across the United States. The organizationís purpose is to maintain and improve the standards of practice, administration of justice, and ethics of the profession, and contribute to the development of environmental law at both the state and federal levels.
For more information, visit www.acoel.org .
About KG Strategies, LLC
KG Strategies. LLC, was founded in January 2008 to provide unique regulatory and legislative strategic advice to businesses, governmental entities, consultants and legal service providers who are facing todayís regulatory and legislative challenges.
For more information, visit www.kgstrategies.com.