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Jessica Barta was reappointed by Governor Greg Abbott as Public Counsel for The Office of Injured Employee Counsel (OIEC) for a term to expire in February 2019.  In that role, Barta has also accepted a position on the Board of Kids’ Chance of Texas, along with Jane Stone from the Firm, who has been on the Board since its inception. 
Kids’ Chance is a non-profit organization that creates and supports scholarship programs for children who have had a parent involved in a workplace accident that was fatal or left them severely injured.  Look for new upcoming Kids’ Chance events in Texas in the near future.  In the meantime, don’t forget that Kids’ Chance is also looking for eligible scholarship recipients.  Please visit Kids’ Chance of Texas’s website ( for more details.       --Erin Shanley, Stone Loughlin & Swanson, LLP