Laura Bellegie Sharp Elected to the ABA Board of Governors in August 2019
Laura Bellegie Sharp is a partner at The Sharp Firm in Austin, TX. She was elected from District 8, Representing Texas and Florida attorneys, and will serve for a three-year term.
Sharp is a Vanguard graduate (1976) and Baylor Law School graduate (1986), former President of the Austin Bar Association (2003-2004), State Bar of Texas Director (2004-2007), and Trustee for the National Conference of Bar Foundations (2011-2018). She is also serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and as Treasurer for the Austin Bar Foundation.
In her role as an ABA Governor, Sharp will help oversee the general operation of the ABA and develop specific plans of action. The 44-member Board of Governors has the authority to act and speak for the ABA, consistent with previous action of the House of Delegates, when the House is not in session.