Cameron Vann has been licensed as an attorney since 1982. After graduating from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science and from the University of Houston with a Master of Education, Cameron pursued a teaching and administrative career in Spring Branch Independent School District. She then earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston and joined a mid-size civil litigation firm. In 1985 she opened her private practice in Houston, focusing on probate and elder law. While practicing in Houston, Cameron served on several boards and received awards for her work from Baylor College of Medicine, Alzheimer Association, Mental Health Association, Association of Women Attorneys, and Rotary. While at Advocacy she served on the Mental Health Community Committee and the Jail Diversion Committee. She is a past board member of the Travis County Women Lawyers Association. In 2006 Cameron moved to Austin to work at Advocacy, Inc. representing clients with mental health disabilities. Cameron’s work at Advocacy, Inc. included assisting State School residents wanting to move to the community to make the transition, TYC youths to meet requirements for release, persons with mental illness in institutions to discharge to the community with support services, and advocating for the rights of clients with other mental health issues. From 2008 to 2018, she served on the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program (TLAP) staff at the State Bar of Texas, where she worked with lawyers, judges and law students who experience depression and chemical dependency to connect with resources for recovery.