Judge Carl E. Stewart, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and president of the American Inns of Court, recognized Edward W. Mullins Jr. for eight years of service as a trustee of the American Inns of Court. The mission of the American Inns of Court is to inspire the legal community to advance the rule of law by achieving the highest level of professionalism through example, education, and mentoring.
During his tenure on the board, Mullins served on a number of significant committees and task forces, to include the Strategic Planning Committee, the Governance Task Force, the Governance and Board Development Committee, the Capital Campaign Committee, and the Executive Committee. A 30- year member of the American Inns of Court, Mullins was honored for his strong commitment to civility and professionalism, his years dedicated to mentoring other lawyers, and his role in expanding the American Inns of Court to bring judges, lawyers, and law students together to maximize mentoring, education, and professional relationships to better the legal profession and build respect for the rule of law.
Mullins remains involved with the American Inns of Court as a member of the Leadership Council, a member of the John Belton O’Neall American Inn of Court, and continued committee service.