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Brown & Fortunato is pleased to announce that attorneys Carlye E. Dozier and Jacque S. Mayes have joined the State Bar of Texas.

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021


Carlye E. Dozier joined Brown & Fortunato as a member of the firm’s Litigation Group. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Amarillo Area Bar Association, and the Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association. She is admitted to practice in Texas and before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. “Carlye brings an innovative perspective to our litigation team,” said Brad Howard, Brown & Fortunato Shareholder and Director. “We are thrilled to have her on board and look forward to the support she will bring clients in her future at the firm.”

In 2016, Carlye graduated cum laude from West Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science. Prior to attending law school, Carlye worked for two years as a day trader in the grain merchandizing industry, an experience which helped her develop strong client relations skills. In 2021, Carlye graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law, magna cum laude. While in law school, Carlye studied litigation and strategy under the watchful eye of her mentor, the Late Honorable Judge Ruben Reyes. Judge Reyes instructed Carlye on civil trial practice and Texas civil procedure. She brings the knowledge she gained through Judge Reyes’ mentorship to her law practice.





Jacque S. Mayes joined Brown & Fortunato as a member of the firm’s Health Care Group. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Amarillo Area Bar Association, and the Amarillo Young Lawyers Association. “We are excited that Jacque is part of our health care team. She joins 15 other healthcare attorneys in our firm to provide creative solutions to our clients’ needs”, said Jeff Baird, chairman of the Health Care Group at Brown & Fortunato.

Jacque graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from West Texas A&M University in 2016. Jacque worked as a paramedic while completing her undergraduate studies and was named to the Dean’s List and President’s List on several occasions. In 2021, Jacque graduated cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law where she was a member of the Health Care Law Association and the Organization of Women Law Students. While in law school, Jacque competed and was a finalist in the National Tax Moot Court competition and worked in the Low-Income Tax Clinic. Jacque also received the Income Tax Distinction Award and a Supreme Court Seminar Distinction Award.