Professional Honors and Awards

In recognition of Judge Evans achievements as a member of the Texas bar and judiciary, he has received the following honors and awards:

  • Houston Bar Association President’s Award (1980)
  • Council of Chief Justices Award for Outstanding Justice (1981)
  • University of Houston Foundation Legal Improvement Award (1988)
  • American Arbitration Association: Whitney Seymour, Sr. Medal (1988)
  • Texas Bar Foundation: Outstanding Jurist of the Year (1988)
  • American Judicature Society: Herbert Harley Award (1990)
  • State Bar of Texas “Justice Frank G. Evans Award” (1994) 
  • National Foundation for the Improvement of Justice Award (1996)
  • Texas Lawyer List of 100 Texas Legal Legends (2000)
  • State Bar Board of Directors’ Award for Improved Access to Justice (2005)
  • International Academy of Mediators: Lifetime Member Award (2006).
  • His achievements have also been recognized by South Texas College of Law, which in his honor has renamed the Center for Legal Responsibility the “Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution.”