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Julius Glickman To Receive UT Distinguished Alumnus Award - October 19, 2012

Julius Glickman, former Managing Partner of Glickman, Carter & Bachynsky, LLP, will receive the Texas Exes Distinguished Alumnus Award at a ceremony to be held on The University of Texas at Austin campus on Friday, Oct. 19.  The award, created in 1958, recognizes annually up to six graduates or former students of The University of Texas at Austin who have distinguished themselves professionally and through service to the university. The Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest award given by the Texas Exes.

Glickman received a bachelor's of arts in Plan II with Cum Laude honors in 1962. He also received a bachelor's of law in 1966. While at the University, Glickman served as Student Body President from 1962-63 and was a member of the Friars, Silver Spurs, and the Tejas Club.  

During his law practice, Glickman successfully argued a civil case that resulted in an award of $124.3 million, the largest wrongful termination judgment in the nation. He has also won civil cases in antitrust and business litigation. Glickman has represented law firms, individuals, as well as public companies. He has continually been listed in Best Lawyers of America, named one of Texas Monthly's Super Lawyers, and listed in other periodicals. Glickman has also served on the Board of Directors for the State Bar of Texas, Houston Young Lawyers Association, and Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  

Glickman continues to contribute to the University of Texas. He served as Chairman for both the Development Board and the Chancellor's Council. He has also served on the Commission of 125 and is the Chair for the College of Liberal Arts Advisory Council. Glickman is a founding member of the Blanton Museum Council and also serves on the UT Foundation. He will spend the next two years as Chair of the UT Health Advisory Board in Houston. Glickman also is a member of the Philosophical Society of Texas which is limited to 200 members and serves on the board for the Texas Heart Institute of Texas. Glickman also serves as President of the Blue Bird Foundation.  He is past President and Chair of the Public Television Board in Houston and served on the Executive Board for the Houston Symphony.   

Most recently, Glickman was inducted in the Silver Spurs hall of fame. He also received the Leon Jaworski Award for Community Service in 2004 and the Pro Bene Meritus Award from the College of Liberal Arts in 2008. He was named Honorary Barrister by the School of Law in 1998 and received the Outstanding Citizen Award from his hometown of Big Spring, Texas.   

Along with Glickman, the five other recipients honored at the event will be Melinda Perrin, Civic Leader and Former Chair of the Hermann Hospital Board of Trustees; Charles Matthews, Former Vice President and General Counsel of Exxon Mobil Corporation; Laura Bush, Former First Lady of the United States; Admiral William H. McRaven, Commander of United States Special Operations Command; Hector Ruiz, Partner and Managing Director of Bull Ventures LLC and ANSI Capital.

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