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Lawyer

Mary-Olga Ferguson, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1994, United States District Court (northern, southern, western and eastern districts) Texas 1994, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1995, United States Supreme Court.

Background

Ferguson, Mary-Olga was born on February 13, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of John David and Catherine Raea (Apostolidis) Ferguson.

Education

Stephen F. Austin State University (Bachelor of Arts, 1990). South Texas College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1993). Spoken languages: Spanish and American Sign Language.

Career

Worked at Cooper, Aldous & Scully, P.C. Admitted to the bar, 1994, Texas and United States. District Court, Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas.

United States. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Phi Theta Phi. National Order of Barristers. Director, Board of Advocates.

Champion, Best Brief, Runner-Up top Oralist: 1992-1994 National Moot Court Competition. Champion Best Brief, 2nd Oralist: 1992-1993 American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Champion, Best Brief, Best Oralist: 1992 National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition.

Best Brief: 1993 National Security Law Moot Court Competition. Best Brief: 1993 Texas Young Lawyer's Association State Moot Court Competition. Recipient: Lewis F. Powell Award for Excellence in Advocacy.

American Jurisprudence Award-Appellate Advocacy. American Jurisprudence Award-Criminal Trial Advocacy. Associate Member, Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court.

Lecturer: South Texas College of Law Continuing Legal Education Program, 1996—. University of Houston Continuing Legal Education Program, 1995—. Member: Dallas and American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Texas; American Association of Health Care Attorneys. Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit. Texas Young Lawyers Association.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1994, United States District Court (northern, southern, western and eastern districts) Texas 1994, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1995, United States Supreme Court.

Politics

Peace making is the creative and positive quest for the well-being of humankind and the planet on which people live.

Views

God enables every person to resist evil, by accepting forgiveness and liberation, and willing to be open to the Holy Spirit.

Membership

Committee member Lawyers Against Domestic Violence, Dallas, since 1996, Evergreen gala (American Cancer Society), Dallas, 1994-1996. Member American Bar Association (National Appellate Advocacy champion 1993), College State Bar Texas, American Association Hospital Attorneys, Houston Bar Association, Texas Young Lawyers Association, Houston Young Lawyers Association, National Association Health Care attorneys, American Academy Healthcare Attorneys, Dallas Bar Association, Bar Association Federal 5th Circuit, National Order of the Barristers, Delta Theta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha.

Connections

Married Daryl Leigh Riley, June 9, 1990 (divorced July 1992).

father:
John David Ferguson

mother:
Catherine Raea (Apostolidis) Ferguson

spouse:
Daryl Leigh Riley