News

From time to time, the Firm publishes news items relating to the Firm, our lawyers, or our clients.
Dec 28, 2020

Meet Fifteen-Year Tenured CASA Volunteer Advocate Melissa Lorber

The role of a volunteer advocate at CASA is unlike any other volunteer opportunity. It requires passion, creativity, tenacity, and above all, it demands dedication. Melissa Lorber, who became a 15-year Tenured Volunteer Advocate this year, has certainly dedicated a large piece of her life, and her compassionate heart, to CASA. A lawyer by trade, […]

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Nov 13, 2020

Sara Churchin, Melissa Lorber, and Shelby O’Brien recognized by Austin Monthly

Three Enoch Kever appellate attorneys have been listed among Austin’s Top Attorneys 2020.  Austin Monthly ranked  258 lawyers in 38 specialties ranging from Adoption Law to Land Use to Technology. Sara Churchin, Melissa Lorber, and Shelby O’Brien are listed as go-to attorneys for Appellate Law. https://www.austinmonthly.com/austins-top-attorneys-2020/

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Nov 12, 2020

Melissa Lorber and Shelby O’Brien join Calvert Inn of Court

CONGRATULATIONS to Melissa Lorber and Shelby O’Brien who are new members of the Calvert Inn of Court! The Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court was founded in Austin, Texas, in 1990.  Membership is made up of groups of judges, practicing attorneys, law professors and students who meet regularly to discuss and debate issues relating […]

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Aug 31, 2020

Sara Churchin named to Best Lawyers in America Inaugural “Ones to Watch” List

Enoch Kever is proud to recognize Sara Churchin for being named to the Best Lawyers in America: (Inaugural) Ones to Watch list for appellate lawyers for 2020-2021.  Counsel to the Firm, Martha Smiley, applauded: “Congratulations, Sara! A stellar accomplishment individually and demonstration once again of the firm’s amazing group of peer acclaimed lawyers.” “Ones to […]

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Jun 17, 2020

Enoch Kever Members continue as leaders of Austin Bar Association Civil Appellate Section.

Enoch Kever attorneys continue to be at the helm of the Austin Bar Association’s Civil Appellate Section. As Melissa Lorber has completed her year as Chair of the Section (and will now serve as Immediate Past Chair), Shelby O’Brien is stepping up as Chair Elect for 2020-21. Also, Amy Prueger has been selected to serve […]

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Jun 17, 2020

Enoch Kever Members lead the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association into a new year.

Enoch Kever is proud to recognize two attorneys taking on leadership roles in the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association (TCWLA) for the 2020-2021 year. Shelby O’Brien will serve as TCWLA President, while Melissa Lorber is joining the Board of Directors as CLE Co-Chair. TCWLA, an organization made up of approximately 500 members — including solo […]

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May 26, 2020

Katherine Mudge to lead Impact Austin.

Enoch Kever’s own Katherine Mudge has been elected to serve as Vice President and President-Elect of Impact Austin for the 2021-2022 annual cycle and will become President for 2022-2024. Impact Austin is an Austin-based women’s collective giving organization predicated on understanding, supporting, and funding the great philanthropic work being done by Central Texas nonprofits providing […]

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Feb 21, 2020

ENOCH KEVER Earns 2020 Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” Ranking by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

Enoch Kever is pleased to announce that the firm has once again been ranked as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a Tier 1 ranking is recognition […]

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Feb 18, 2020

Waller Greenway Conservancy highlights Martha Smiley

Counsel to Enoch Kever, Martha Smiley, has been highlighted by Waller Greenway Conservancy, formerly Waller Creek Conservancy, for her outstanding contribution to the Waller Creek Local Government Corporation. As the highlight mentioned: Martha “has a distinguished history of empowering public, private, governmental, and nonprofit organizations to reach their highest potential.”     Waller Greenway, focusing […]

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Feb 3, 2020

Martha Smiley awarded TCWLA Pathfinder Award

On January 21, 2020, Martha Smiley was honored as a recipient of this year’s Pathfinder Award by the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association at its annual Pathfinders’ Luncheon. Pathfinder Awards are given to local women attorneys who are shattering stereotypes and blazing trails for female attorneys. Martha is not only a trailblazer in public law, […]

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