Amarillo, TX – Lance E. Purcell, JD, CFP, Executive Vice President, Senior Trust Officer, and General Counsel with FirstBank Southwest (“FBSW”) has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the State of Texas. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Mr. Purcell’s contributions to the legal profession.
Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas. Each year one-third of one percent of Texas attorneys are invited to become Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Membership has grown from an initial 255 Charter Members in 1965 to more than 10,000 Fellows throughout Texas today.
The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the country.
Founded in 1965 by lawyers determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to build a strong justice system for all Texans. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $22 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services. For more information, contact the Texas Bar Foundation at www.txbf.org.
ABOUT FIRSTBANK SOUTHWEST
FirstBank Southwest (“FBSW”) has nine banking center locations in Amarillo, Booker, Hereford, Pampa, and Perryton, Texas. It is the mission of FirstBank Southwest to be the preferred community bank in the great state of Texas by providing focused financial services for commercial customers and retail customers. For more than 100 years, FirstBank Southwest has met the needs of those working and living in The Panhandle and has expanded their Loan and Deposit Production Office in Fort Worth, Texas. Get social with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Visit us on our webpage at: www.fbsw.com.
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