Coats Rose Director of Marketing to Serve as President of the Legal Marketing Association Southwest Region in 2020

January 2, 2020 – HOUSTON – Amy P. Verhulst, Director of Marketing, Business Development and Communications at Coats Rose, has been elected to serve as the 2020 President of the Legal Marketing Association Southwest (LMASW) Region. Verhulst will preside over a 10-member Board of Directors for the region, which includes over 375 members across seven states including: Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah, with Local groups located in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, New Orleans/Baton Rouge, and Phoenix.
“I am honored to serve in leadership and service to the members of the Legal Marketing Association Southwest Region,” said Verhulst. “Together with our outstanding 2020 Board of Directors, Local Steering Committee Leaders and volunteers, we will continue to bring top-notch educational programming and opportunities for professional development and networking to our members and elevate our profession.”
LMASW will launch its inaugural LMANext program this month, a new program for the region to provide on-going professional development and training for those new to the legal marketing industry coupled with a year-long mentorship program. The regional board also launched a Rising Markets program in December 2019, in an effort to bring programming to members who are
About the LMA Southwest Region
The LMA Southwest Region (LMASW) is comprised of over 375 members consisting of marketing, business development and other law firm professionals, lawyers, and vendors. The Southwest region is comprised of seven states: Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah, with Local groups located in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, New Orleans/Baton Rouge, and Phoenix. We provide continuing education and professional development as well as forums to share ideas and experiences among our members and others involved in legal and professional services marketing. Learn more at
About Coats Rose, P.C.
Coats Rose is a transactional and litigation law firm focused on development: the development of real estate, affordable housing, special purpose districts, business and private wealth. We provide legal counsel to businesses, governmental entities corporate and high-net worth clients across the U.S. and internationally. For over 30 years, the firm has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs spanning real estate law, affordable housing and community development, public finance, construction/surety law, commercial litigation, government relations, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, tax, wealth planning and preservation. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, Coats Rose has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans and Cincinnati. Learn more at



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