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Beck Redden Appellate Practice Welcomes New Member to the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

January 18, 2023


The Firm is proud to congratulate Partner Owen J. McGovern on becoming board-certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS). Owen joins the ranks of three additional board-certified members of the TBLS, including appellate partners David Gunn, Russell Post, and associate, Joshua Smith.

Board Certification is a voluntary designation program certifying Texas attorneys in 25 specific areas of law. Board-certified attorneys must be licensed for at least five years, devote a required percentage of practice to a specialty area for at least three years, attend continuing education seminars, pass an evaluation by fellow lawyers and judges, and pass a 6-hour written examination. TBLS is committed to ensure that the citizens of Texas receive the highest quality legal services and this designation further elevates the highly-specialized expertise Beck Redden appellate lawyers are known for.


Owen J. McGovern 713.951.6210
David M. Gunn 713.951.6290
Russell S. Post 713.951.6292
Joshua S. Smith 713.951.6273