When Arleas Upton Kea was growing up in the small town of Schulenburg, Tex., she dreamed of becoming a lawyer.

Watching lawyers probe the Watergate scandal in televised congressional hearings hooked her. Ms. Kea - pronounced Key - got her law degree in 1982 from the University of Texas.

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