Joe H. Tucker, Jr. ’89, Managing Partner of Tucker Law Group, LLC, has been inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers at its Mid-Year Meeting held July 25-29, 2012 in Vail, Colorado. Recognized as the most prestigious organization of trial advocates in the world, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States, from both the plaintiff and defense bars.  As an invitation-only membership organization, the Academy seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors those who have achieved a career of excellence through demonstrated skill and ability in jury trials, trials before the court and appellate practice.  A comprehensive screening process identifies the most distinguished members of the trial bar by means of both peer and judicial review.   Standards for Admission into the Academy include excellent character, absolute integrity, demonstrated professionalism and promotion of the highest standards of the civil justice system. The Academy’s general purposes are to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, promote reforms in the law, facilitate the Administration of Justice, and elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession. Mr. Tucker has been evaluated by his colleagues and the judges in his jurisdiction, and has been highly recommended by them as possessing these qualifications and characteristics.