Texas Supreme Court advisory

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Monday, June 13, 2011
CHIEF JUSTICE GREENHILL TRIBUTE SERVICE TODAY

The late Chief Justice Joe R. Greenhill will be honored in a memorial service at 2 p.m. today in the Texas Supreme Court Courtroom.

Tributes will be given by Senior U.S. Circuit Judge Thomas M. Reavley of Houston and U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen of Brownsville. Reavley was a colleague of Chief Justice Greenhillís on the Court and Hanen was a briefing attorney for him.

Joe R. Greenhill Jr. of Austin will respond for the Greenhill family. Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson will respond for the Court.

The Rev. David A. Boyd, rector of St. Davidís Episcopal Church in Austin, where Greenhill was a member, will lead the invocation and benediction.