TABLE OF CONTENTS
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10 The one obstacle Kevin Lashus can’t overcome
(hint: it’s cube-shaped).
12 How Elizabeth Copeland became a tax ‘angel’
to low-income Texans targeted by the IRS.
14 Delivering smiles: Nick Bettinger’s balloon sculptures.
16 Paul Yetter makes a federal case out of Texas’ failing
foster care program.
18 In Robin Russell’s world, practicing law
and quilting are both fine arts.
20 A brief survey of your Bar colleagues.
Lawyers are offering a chance at
justice to those who can’t afford it—
but much remains to be done. PAGE 22
26 Appellate attorney Doug Alexander learned the fine art
of persuasion in a youth service program.
32 Four Beaumont attorneys clock as much time on
volunteerism as on their work at Mehaffy Weber.