John Beckworth is an Associate Dean and Lecturer at The University of Texas School of Law. Before moving to Austin in 2013 he practiced law in Houston, at Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright), and subsequently in his own law firm. Mr. Beckworth is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, and the National Association of Corporate Directors. He is a life trustee of The Kinkaid School in Houston and former President of The University of Texas Ex-Students’ Association. His spouse, Laura Beckworth, is General Counsel of Texas Monthly, and together they have three adult sons.