Earl W. Houston, II Appointed to USLAW Leadership Position
Memphis, TN – (October 3, 2018) – Earl W. Houston, II, a Director and Shareholder with the Memphis-based law firm of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C., has been appointed to an ex officio position on the USLAW Network board of directors, representing the organization’s Diversity Council.
In this new position, Houston will be the communications link between USLAW Network’s board of directors and its Diversity Council, which serves as a forum through which USLAW members firms and clients can discuss best practices in matters of diversity and inclusion, recruitment, hiring, retention, and promotion.
Houston is a member of the Memphis Bar Association’s Board of Directors and is a member of the Local Rules Committee for the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. He was appointed by Tennessee governors Phil Bredesen and Bill Haslam to the Tennessee Board of Court Reporting. He was selected in 2010 and 2017 to serve on the Merit Selection Panel for the Re-appointment of United States Magistrate Judges for the Western District of Tennessee. He was the Memphis Bar Association’s 2017 recipient of the Sam A. Myar Jr. Memorial Award. He is the past president of the Memphis Mid-South Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
A native of Pontotoc, Mississippi, Houston began his legal practice in 2005 after graduating from Mississippi College School of Law. His practice focuses on the defense of transportation, insurance companies, and private businesses in lawsuits including, but not limited to, wrongful death, catastrophic injury, property damage, premises liability, and employment law matters.