Honors & Awards

Throughout his educational experience, military service, and legal career, Randy Michel has strived to serve honorably and diligently to do his duty at all times. While these endeavors have never been calculated to attract accolades, his superiors and peers have bestowed numerous honors for which Mr. Michel is both grateful and humbled.

Awards and Recognition

Awarded Air Force Commendation Medal (1975), and First Oak Leaf Cluster for heroism on the Arctic Circle, Alaska (1976).

One of the first three recipients of the Brazos County Bar Association's Pro Bono Award, June, 1990, in recognition of the hours spent serving the legal needs of the under-privileged without compensation.

Recipient of the Barbara Weathers Walker (Bar Association's) Pro Bono Award a second time, October, 1999; the only lawyer in Brazos County to receive the award twice.

Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, 1993, in recognition of those lawyers whose professional, public, and private career has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community, the traditions of the profession, and the maintenance and advancement of the objectives of the Texas Bar Foundation. Elected as a Life Fellow, 2001.

Presented the Award of Merit by the State Bar of Texas for 1996-97, as President of Brazos County Bar Association, in recognition of the most outstanding Bar Association in Texas for Class II (membership size between 110 - 220 members).

Selected as Distinguished Volunteer Citizen, by the African-American National Heritage Society, January, 2002.

Qualified for Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas by providing legal services to low-income citizens in Texas, 2007.