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The Division of Workers Compensation has brought on a few new Hearing Officers. Travis Dupree
has joined the Midland Field Office, and will be covering Abiline and San Angelo as well. Mr.
Dupree is a 2007 graduate of the Mississippi College School of Law and has been licensed to
practice law in Texas since November of 2008. Amanda Barlow has joined the Dallas and Fort
Worth Field Offices. Ms. Burgess earned her J.D. in 2007 from Texas Wesleyan University. Three
new Hearing Officers will be joining the Houston West Field Office and assisting with the
Beaumont Field Office. Robin Burgess, a 2004 graduate of the City University of New York School
of Law, has been licensed in Texas since April of 2012. Early Moye finished law school in 1987
at the University of Houston. Francisca Okonkwo attended Texas Southern University and comes
to the Division from the Texas Attorney General.