Kyna Adams, a shareholder in the Tyler, Texas, office of Cowles & Thompson, P.C., has been elected as a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow.
Online PR News – 16-February-2011 – – TYLER, Texas – Trial attorney Kyna Adams, a shareholder in the Tyler, Texas, office of Cowles & Thompson, P.C., has been elected as a Fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation.
The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the country. Fellows are selected based on a demonstrated record of professional achievements and commitment to the community at large. Membership is restricted to one-third of 1 percent of all Texas-licensed lawyers.
Ms. Adams focuses her practice on tort and insurance litigation, commercial law and general litigation. She is member of the Smith County Bar Association Board of Directors and a former co-chair of the SCBA Women's Section.
She is actively involved in Tyler and Smith County community programs, including serving on the Board of Directors of PATH (People Attempting to Help), and as a member of the Leadership Tyler Alumni Association, Tyler Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity of Smith County, The Salvation Army of Tyler, National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Lone Star Chapter, and the Sturge-Weber Foundation. She also is a certified attorney ad litem for the State of Texas.
Ms. Adams earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2003, and her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Hardin-Simmons University in 2000.
Founded in 1965 by lawyers determined to assist the public and improve the law profession, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to build a strong justice system for all Texans. Since its inception, the Foundation has grown from 254 Charter Fellows to more than 7,500 Fellows throughout Texas today.
Cowles & Thompson, P.C., is a full-service law firm with offices in Dallas and Tyler, Texas. For more than 30 years, Cowles & Thompson has represented clients from across the nation in high-stakes litigation, providing effective, creative, and efficient solutions for clients' most complex problems.