Don R. Richards

Board Certified in Administrative Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Specializes in Media Law, Telecom and Utility Law
Don R. Richards was a former award-winning community journalist. He now practices law primarily in the areas of Public Utility Law, Media Law, and Administrative Law. He is Board Certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Texas, and is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Texas Tech School of Law where he teaches the “Texas Administrative Practice” course and the “Telecommunication Law & Policy” course. He was named to Texas Monthly’s 2005 list of “Super Lawyers” for Texas.

Dulan D. Elder

Board Certified In Commercial, Farm and Ranch, and Residential Real Estate
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization

A 1984 graduate of Texas Tech University School of Law, Mr. Elder has been Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1989 in the areas of Commercial, Residential and Farm & Ranch Real Estate Law.

Mr. Elder is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Electric Cooperative Bar Association, and the Lubbock County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of Texas, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

D. Daniel Gibson

Daniel Gibson has been practicing law with the Firm since 2004. Born in raised in Tulia, Texas, Daniel attended Wayland Baptist University where he was a member of the Wayland Baseball Team, served as Student Body President, and graduated with honors in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and minor in English.

Daniel’s rural background growing up in Tulia, Texas, has served him well in the Firm’s work with many of the state’s Telephone and Electric Cooperatives. Since graduating with honors from Texas Tech University School of Law, passing the bar and joining the Firm in 2004, Daniel has worked in a number of areas in the firm including corporate litigation, general corporate governance, matters before administrative and regulatory agencies, real estate, employment and contract matters.

Thomas D. Sheen

Tommy is a lifelong resident of West Texas. He was born and raised in Odessa, Texas. After high school, he attended Texas Tech University and obtained a degree in Finance from the Rawls School of Business in 2002. He then attended St. Mary’s School of Law in San Antonio and graduated with his law degree in 2005.

After completing his education and passing the bar, Tommy moved back to West Texas and took an associate position with a general practice law firm in Midland, Texas. In his role as an associate, he represented local businesses and individuals in contract disputes, consumer rights cases, personal injury cases, property matters, estate and probate litigation and guardianship proceedings. While in Midland, Tommy served as the Secretary and then President of the Midland County Young Lawyers Association and was an initial organizer of the area-wide, annual Evening with the Judges event.

Hon. E. Scott Frost

Hon. E. Scott Frost, former United States Magistrate Judge, was raised in Eastland, Texas, is a graduate of Angelo State University, and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law in December 1987.

Upon graduation, Frost began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Sam R. Cummings, United States District Judge in Lubbock. Following the completion of his clerkship, he joined the Fort Worth law firm of McLean, Sanders, Price, Head & Ellis (now Brackett & Ellis), where he was involved in general civil litigation. In 1990, he returned to Lubbock and began his tenure as an Assistant United States Attorney.

Carter Bowers

Carter is a proud third-generation attorney from Lubbock, Texas. The focuses of his practice include general civil litigation, probate, estate planning, real estate, general business representation, business/commercial litigation and company disputes, business entity formation, contested probates and estates, fiduciary litigation, guardianship law, and personal injury matters.

Carter graduated magna cum laude from Texas Tech University in 2011, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History with Honors and a Minor in Political Science. In May 2016, Carter graduated summa cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law and was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Mitchell “Gus” Williams

In May 2021, Mitchell “Gus” Williams graduated first in his class as Valedictorian and summa cum laude at Texas Tech University School of Law. He was also elected to the Order of the Coif by the faculty of Texas Tech University School of Law. In 2016, Gus graduated summa cum laude, with honors from the Honors College, from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, a Minor in Chemistry, and took all the required pre-medical courses.

Gus was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in October 2021, the State Bar of New Mexico in November 2022, and the State Bar of Oklahoma in January 2023. He is a second-generation attorney from the rural community of Weimar, Texas. His practice focuses on administrative law and civil business transactional matters which include entity formation, mergers