Butler Snow attorney Scott K. Field is set to present at the Texas Aggie Bar Association’s 22nd Annual Conference on Saturday, April 24. In the presentation titled “Judges are People, Too—What Lawyers Can Learn from Challenges to Judicial Mental Health,” Field will discuss his six years as a judge, the toll the role of a judge can have on a judge’s mental health, and what lawyers can learn from those challenges. More information about the conference can be found here.
Field is a member of the firm’s Appellate practice group. Prior to joining the firm, he served a six-year term as Justice of the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District. Field also has experience from private practice where he handled all levels of trial and appellate matters in federal and state courts, represented individuals and institutions in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including contract and insurance disputes, and represented ERISA plans with disability and medical claims. He now uses his experience as a judge and as an appellate and trial attorney in advising clients from the outset of litigation through the conclusion of the appellate process.
Field is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Austin Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association and the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® for Appellate Practice and Commercial Litigation. Field serves on the board of directors for the Texas Aggie Bar Association and is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Austin Bar Foundation. He received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Texas A&M University and his Juris Doctor, with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law.