Trey Apffel was elected State Bar of Texas President-elect in the run-off election. Apffel received 14,721 votes, or 52.55 percent, and Fischer received 13,290 votes, or 47.45 percent.
Trey Apffel focuses on personal injury litigation, toxic torts, and medical malpractice. His practice also includes family law and divorce. He has practiced in Galveston County for more than 30 years.
Apffel received a B.B.A. from Baylor University and a J.D. from Baylor Law School. He is certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Apffel has served on the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas, as a member of the Executive Committee, and chaired the Legislative Policy Committee. He is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, a Texas Bar Foundation Life Fellow, and served on the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Apffel is a member of the Galveston County Bar Association and served as the organization’s president in 1996-97. He is a former member of the Commission for Lawyer Discipline. He is an associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a director of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
Apffel will be sworn in as president-elect during the State Bar’s Annual Meeting June 20-21 in Dallas, and will serve as president of the State Bar from June 2014 until June 2015.
– Article By Richard Weaver