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A. R. "Babe" Schwartz 
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877-752-2477
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A.R. "Babe" Schwartz completed his pre-law studies at Texas A&M University in 1948 after military service during World War II. He received his law degree from the University of Texas in 1951. Babe also served as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, 1948-1953. He is admitted to practice in all Texas courts, the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Texas, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

"Babe", as he is known politically, served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1955 to 1959, and in the Texas Senate from 1960 to 1981. He has served on every major committee of the Texas Legislature. While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Rules, Jurisprudence, and Natural Resources Committees. He also served on the Senate Finance committee for eleven years. Babe was chosen one of the Ten Best Legislators of the 63rd, 64th, 65th and 66th Legislatures by Texas Monthly Magazine. Since 1980, he has actively represented a number of national and Texas companies, organizations and public entities on local, state and national issues as a legislative consultant and lobbyist.

In 1996, Babe began teaching Legislation and Coastal Zone Management Law at the University of Houston Law Center as an adjunct professor.

Year Joined Organization:
1996
Bar Admissions:
Texas, 1951
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. Supreme Court
Education:
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1951
J.D.


Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, 1948
Pre-Law, Preliminary Law


Classes/Seminars Taught:
Adjunct Professor, Legislation and Coastal Zone Management Law, University of Houston Law Center, 1996 - Present


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Texas Bar Association
Member


American Bar Association
Member


Texas Senate
Chairman, Rules Committee


Texas Senate
Chairman, Jurisprudence Committee


Texas Senate
Natural Resources Committee


Legislative Budget Board
Member


Senate Finance Committee
Member


Coastal States Organization
Former Chairman


Past Employment Positions:
Texas House of Representatives, 1955 - 1959


Texas Senate, 1960 - 1981


Birth Information:
July 17, 1926, Galveston, Texas

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Schwartz, Junell,
Greenberg & Oathout, LLP

Two Houston Center
909 Fannin Street, Suite 2700
Houston, Texas 77010

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