Paralegal Association/Permian Basin

President - Crystal Ray

Vice President - Open

Officers/Board Members

Vice President - Open

Vice President - Open


Continuing Education Chair -Cecile (Cel) Wiginton, CP

Cel is a corporate paralegal with David H. Arrington Oil & Gas Operating LLC where she has worked since 2008.  She obtained her Certified Paralegal status in 1985 and is a charter member of PA/PB, where she served as President, Vice President, Secretary, Program Chair, CLE Chair and Scholarship Chair.  Cel is also a charter member of the Paralegal Division, State Bar of Texas, serving as District 11 Director from 2003 - 2007 and Treasurer from 2004 - 2006, followed by Continuing Education Committee Co-Chair in charge of online CLE from 2006 - 2008.  She received the Outstanding Committee Chair Award for Online Continuing Education Committee 2006 - 2007 and was recognized in 2006 with the state-wide Exceptional Pro Bono Service Award.  Cel worked with Richard B. Saxe of the Turpin, Smith, Dyer & Saxe law firm as office manager, accountant, and paralegal in probate, estate planning, trust and corporate law from 1978 until joining the Cotton, Bledsoe, Tighe & Dawson law firm in 2003 in the Business Law Section.



Secretary and NALA Liaison - Jo Ann Dickinson

Jo Ann has worked as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal for the past 12 1/2 years.  She recently retired from McKinney & Tighe, having worked at that firm for 4 1/2 years.  Prior to that, she worked for Lynch, Chappell & Alsup and then Basic Energy Services in the Risk Management Department and has now rejoined Lynch, Chappell & Alsup.   Jo Ann has served PA/PB as First Vice President and Membership Chair and was also on the Audit Committee.  She has been the Scholarship Chair for the past three years.

Treasurer - Vickie Robinson



Immediate Past President - Janet McDaniel, CP

Jan is a Certified Paralegal at the law firm of Lynch, Chappell & Alsup, PC.   She received her paralegal degree in 1993 and her NALA certification in 2000.  Jan has served PA/PB in the past in various capacities, including President from 2005 - 2006 ,and 2006 - 2007.  Jan also serves as the Paralegal Division, State Bar of Texas Liaison.  In 2005, she received the Paralegal of the Year Award.  She is a member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas, where she served as Director of District 11 from 2014 - 2017.  She is also a member of the Midland County Bar Association, Texas Bar College, New Mexico State Bar and Midland College Paralegal/Legal Studies Advisory Committee.