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Pat Mizell Admitted as Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Pat Mizell, a partner in Vinson & Elkins Commercial Litigation practice group, has been admitted as a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. The Academy, founded in 1954, is a prestigious and global group comprised of only 500 active trial lawyers under the age of 70. Fellowship in the Academy is by invitation only and is preceded by a rigorous vetting process involving both peer and judicial review.

The Academy seeks out Fellows who have achieved a career of excellence as shown by their skills in trial, and as demonstrated by their integrity and professionalism. Members are often heavily involved in pro bono efforts and generously contribute time and resources to their local communities.

International Academy of Trial Lawyers Purpose:

  • Promote reforms in the law
  • Facilitate the administration of justice
  • Cultivate the science of jurisprudence
  • Promote the rule of law internationally
  • Elevate the standards of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession

This honor accentuates Patrick’s leadership in trial law and commemorates his dedication to his community. Patrick joins Senior Partner Harry Reasoner in becoming an active Fellow of this distinguished organization.

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