M. Carter Crow, the partner-in-charge of the Houston office of Norton Rose Fulbright, is the new president of the Houston Bar Association.
Norton Rose Fulbright is Houston's second largest law firm with 243 local attorneys.
Crow succeeds David Chaumette of Chaumette PLLC, who will serve on the board as immediate past president, the Houston Bar Association said in a press release.
Crow has been a member of the board of directors of the association since 2007. He chaired the Houston Volunteer Lawyers, the Houston Lawyer Referral Service and the Dispute Resolution Center. He is a Life Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation.
Other new bar association officers include president-elect Laura Gibson of Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall; first vice president Benny Agosto Jr. of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend; second vice president Todd Frankfort of Flowers & Frankfort; secretary Alistair Dawson of Beck Redden; and treasurer Neil Kelly of Andrews Kurth.
With more than 11,000 members, the Houston Bar Association is the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in the country.