Executive Officers

Meet our fearless leaders (2020-2021)

Tristan C. Robinson
Chair

tcrobinson@arlingtonlawfirm.com

Arlington, Texas

Tristan C. Robinson is an Entertainment and IP Lawyer as well as video game producer serving individuals and corporations across a wide array of complex legal issues.

Brent A. Turman
Chair-Elect

BTurman@bellnunnally.com

 

Dallas, Texas

Brent’s commercial litigation practice covers a variety of matters including business disputes, intellectual property, complex arbitration and civil RICO actions.

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Gwen Seale
Secretary

gwen@miketolleson.com

 

Austin, Texas

Gwendolyn Seale is a 2016 graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law and practices entertainment law at Mike Tolleson and Associates in Austin, Texas.

Stephen Owen Summer

Stephen O. Summer
Treasurer

ssummer@summer-law.com

 

Austin, Texas

Stephen Owen Summer has been practicing law in Austin and surrounding areas for over 18 years. Before becoming a lawyer, Stephen was a highly regarded jazz musician.

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Melissa Thrailkill
Immediate Past Chair

melissa@brandyvosslaw.com

 

Dallas, Texas

An experienced family law and small business attorney, licensed in Texas and California, with a purpose to help people understand and find solutions to their legal needs.