, attorney at Spencer Fane and Texas Fellow, was recently honored by the Texas Bar College with the Patrick A. Nester Oustanding Achievement in CLE (Continued Legal Education) Award.
The Texas Bar College stated that the Nester award “honor[s] a Texas attorney for outstanding achievement in CLE as a course director, speaker, author, creator of a new course, or in this case, dedicating an entire career to enhancing legal education for lawyers on a state and national level.” For years, Mr. Browning has been one of the State Bar of Texas’ most in-demand speakers, delivering as many as 50 presentations annually on a wide range of topics across many practice areas, particularly in the areas of legal ethics and technology and the law. He also frequently speaks for bar associations in other states, as well as at national legal conferences for specialty bar associations like the International Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute, and the American Board of Trial Advocates. As a faculty member for the Texas Center for the Judiciary, the Federal Judicial Center, and the Appellate Judges Educational Institute, Mr. Browning also regularly teaches state and federal trial and appellate judges.
As the author of numerous articles and several books on social media’s impact on the law, John is frequently sought out by national and international media on the subject. He has appeared on television, radio, and podcasts discussing social networking and the law, and has been quoted in such publications as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, Law360, the National Law Journal, and the ABA Journal.
Read more about the award here.