Ellen Lockwood received her Bachelor of Music degree from Southwestern University and her paralegal certificate from Southwestern Professional Institute in Houston.
She is a past president of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas. She previously served on the Board of Directors of the Paralegal Division from 1995 to 1997 and 2001 to 2006. She served as Treasurer of the Division from 1996 to 1997 and again from 2002 to 2004. She is also a past president of the Alamo Area Paralegal Association.
Ellen is Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Division, a position she also held from 1997 to 2004, and from 2007 to present. She is the lead author of the Paralegal Ethics Handbook published by Thomson Reuters..
In 2008, Ellen was honored to receive the Paralegal Division’s Award of Excellence and San Antonio Paralegal of the Year award.
Ellen has more than twenty years of paralegal experience in intellectual property and civil litigation. She is a frequent speaker and writer on paralegal ethics and is currently employed as a a Trademark Paralegal for Schwegam Lundberg Woessner.
Eugene is currently employed as a Paralegal with Tenet Healthcare Corporation. In this position, his duties include responding to subpoenas and working with in-house and co-counsel on various legal matters. He has worked in the legal profession for over 20 years. He attended El Centro’s Paralegal Program and the Professional Development Institute of the University of North Texas.
Eugene’s professional and volunteer associations include:
Dallas Area Paralegal Association (DAPA)
Membership Vice President (2011 thru 2013 terms)
Member since 1993
Past Chair of the Mentor Program
Past Chair of the Alternate Dispute Resolution Section
National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) – Region II Representative to the Nominations Committee (2014-15)
Currently serving on the NFPA Ethics Board
Member of the State Bar of Texas, Paralegal Division and Texas Bar College
Paralegal Division – District 2 Director (2018-2020)
Investigator on the Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) Committee – Dallas
Volunteer with the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program – Legal Aid of North West Texas