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Rona Robbins Mears

Rona Robbins Mears, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1992. Research fellow Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, since 1986; recipient 1st prize INSOL International Article Competition, 1989.

Background

  • Mears, Rona Robbins was born on October 3, 1938 in Stillwater, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Glaydon Donaldson and Lois Lorane (Hoehne) Robbins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1982.

    Career

    • Business administrator 1st Unitarian Church, Dallas, 1973-1977. Associate attorney Haynes and Boone, 1982-1989, partner, international section, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1992.

    Works

    • Co-editor: International Loan Workouts and Bankruptcies, 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member United States Delegation, North American Free Trade Agreement Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes, 1994-2000. nem. American Bar Association (chairman international section 1999-2000), State Bar Texas (chairman international section 1993-1994), Texas-Mexico Bar Association (co-chair 1994-1996), Dallas Bar Association (chairman international section 1984-1986), International Bar Association (committee on creditors rights, coordinator international insolvency cooperative project 1988-1991), United States-Mexico C. of Chamber (board directors Southwest chapter 1987-1997).

    Connections

    • Married John Ashley Mears, August 20, 1960. Children: John LaMonte, Matthew Von.
    • father: Glaydon Donaldson Robbins
    • mother: Lois Lorane (Hoehne) Robbins
    • spouse: John Ashley Mears
    • children: John LaMonte Mears
    • Matthew Von Mears
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