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being the “Central Park of Texas.” Prior to undertaking his service as Harris County Commissioner, Commissioner Cagle says he thoroughly enjoyed serving as presiding judge of Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 1 for 11 years. Before serving as Harris County Judge, he appreciated his courtroom experience as an attorney representing clients throughout Harris County and neighboring counties. He graduated from Rice University with a triple major (Economics, History, and Managerial Studies) and from Baylor Law School. Commissioner Cagle feels blessed with his wonderful family, wife Janet and three children Richard, Victoria and Elizabeth. Al Harrison is a patent attorney practicing transactional intellectual property law with Harrison Law Office, P.C., focusing on E&P, industrial and software inventions, and attorney advertising compliance issues. He may be reached at Patent.Trademark.Lawyer@hlopc.com.

Lawyers Leading in Sports and Countless Other Ways Immigration Attorney Gordon Quan Adds another Super Bowl to Accomplishments By Kit Frieden

Gordon Quan

Nationally known immigration lawyer Gordon Quan recently stepped up to serve on a major Super Bowl committee. It was somewhat predictable because Quan con-

tributes to an astounding number and variety of volunteer tasks all across the city, and also because Quan is a big sports fan “I’ve been very fortunate in my life here in Houston,” Quan said. “So, I view these jobs as my way of trying to give something back.” This was Quan’s second Super Bowl planning experience. His role this year was on the Super Bowl Community Council where he helped conceive of the Game City Showcase. That was the popular fourday event filled with music, dance and food in four distinctive inner-city neighborhoods leading up to Game Day itself. The highlight for him was “introducing people to some of our wonderful neighborhoods and attractions and to see local businesses benefit from the Super Bowl,” said Quan. “I’m very proud of this city, and I wanted to help Houston show off its big heart and openness to visitors. The idea was to highlight what these neighborhoods offer.” Back when Houston hosted the 2004


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