Latest News from Starr Law Firm
Awarded Texas Rising Stars & Super Lawyers for 2020
We are thrilled to announce that Laura Starr and Michael Presbitero have been named to the 2020 “Texas Rising Stars” and 2020 “Super Lawyers” lists published by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication and rating service.
“Texas Rising Stars” recognizes attorneys across more than 70 practice areas who are 40 years old or younger or in their first 10 years of practice. Inclusion is based on a highly selective process comprised of detailed and comprehensive peer nominations, evaluation and research – yielding only those who have both a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Just 2.5% of eligible lawyers in Texas are named to the list.
Recognition from The Texas Bar College
We proudly announce that The Texas Bar College has recognized Michael Presbitero for completing 80 CLE hours within three years.
The Texas Bar College, the only organization in the United States formed for this purpose, is an honorary society of lawyers, chartered by the Supreme Court of Texas in 1981, to recognize and encourage lawyers who maintain and enhance their professional skills and the quality of their service to the public by completing at least double the required hours of continuing legal education each year. The College also sponsors or otherwise assists in educational activities of significant merit and widespread relevance and applicability to the legal profession.
Give Me Shelter Art Auction
On February 20th, Bert Starr and Michael Presbitero supported and attended the GIVE ME SHELTER Art Auction & Fundraiser at Galleywinter Gallery benefitting Bochy’s Place. Several artists including Pat Green donated paintings and sculptures to make it a resounding success. The event was sponsored by Reeder Construction with the purpose of raising funds to help build a shelter for human trafficking victims in DFW.
Pictured left to right are The Auctioneer, Carla Shells-Founder of Bochy’s Place, Wes Reeder-President of Reeder Construction and Pat Green-Texas Country Music Artist.
Also pictured is an illustration of the Future Bochy’s House along with Pat Green.
New Member of Leadership Plano
On October 2nd, Laura Starr was selected as a new member of Leadership Plano. About Leadership Plano: it was established in 1983 and is dedicated to educating, developing and empowering current and future leaders for the community and motivating them to service civic, charitable and business organizations. Attorney Starr is in the 2nd row of the group picture.
MDA Uncork a Cure Gala
The Starr Law Firm sponsored the MDA Uncork a Cure Gala which was held on November 21 at the Irving Convention Center. Pictured left to right are Michael Presbitero, Laura Starr and Bert Starr.
2019 Leading Women Excellence Award
We are thrilled to announce that Laura Starr, Managing Shareholder of Starr Law Firm, P.C. received the 2019 Leading Women Recognizing Excellence Award. She was recognized at Living Magazine’s cocktail party honoring their Leading Women Award recipients.
Delivered Clothes for 35 Middle School Students
On September 9, 2019, Michael Presbitero, with the help of a few members of the Assistance League of Greater Collin County, delivered gym clothes for 35 students at Haggard Middle School in Plano, Texas. The AL-Greater Collin County is a non-profit organization that helps identify, develop, fund-raise and implement a variety of programs that meet the changing needs of the Collin County Community. Attorney Presbitero along with other volunteers worked on Operation School Bell which provides new clothes for children with the end goal of increasing regular attendance, academic performance and self-esteem. Pictured is Attorney Michael Presbitero with several counselors from Haggard Middle School.
Attended Event at Rough Riders Game
Keller Williams North TX home team graciously hosted an event at the Rough Riders game on July 29th. Left to right are Cindy Schipper of Keller Williams, Attorneys Laura Starr and Michael Presbitero and Lynn Simpson of Kelller Williams.
Alumnae Board Past and Present Luncheon
The Alumnae Board Past and Present Luncheon on July 29th was held at Park City Club. Pictured left to right are Sheri Sullivan, Amanda Johnson, Cristina Gandia, Laura Starr, Kathy Wood, and Dee Wallander.
Collin County Bar Event
Event Sponsor for Judge Andrea Thompson
Starr Law Firm was a proud event sponsor for Judge Andrea Thompson’s, 416th District Campaign kick off party held June 17, 2019. Pictured left to right are Judge Andrea Thompson, Attorneys Laura Starr, Bert Starr and Michael Presbitero.