TYLER, Texas (LAWFUEL) – Cowles & Thompson, P.C., is proud to announce that firm associate Kyna Roberts has been selected to the 22nd class of Leadership Tyler.
Leadership Tyler is designed to help participants understand the critical issues affecting the region, and develop the leadership and stewardship skills necessary to resolve them.
Each year, the nine-month program includes 35 individuals from the public, private and non-profit sectors of Tyler business and government. Members are selected based on their commitment to civic involvement and the Tyler community, potential for community leadership, and professional as well as personal achievement.
A member of the Smith County Bar Association’s Board of Directors, Ms. Roberts practices in the Tyler office of Cowles & Thompson. Her practice is devoted primarily to issues of medical malpractice and tort defense, and she has represented Northeast Texas-area hospitals in more than 100 medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits.
Ms. Roberts recently was highlighted on the 2008 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young lawyers. She earned her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, in 2000 from Hardin-Simmons University. She earned her law degree, magna cum laude, in 2003 from Oklahoma City University School of Law, where she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity.
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. For more information visit www.cowlesthompson.com.