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Dallas Volunteer Lawyers host legal e-clinic each Wednesday in October

Volunteer attorneys will answer legal questions for free during the Dallas Bar Association’s LegalLine E-Clinic throughout October every Wednesday. Clinics run online from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Volunteer attorneys will call participants to provide up to 15 minutes of free legal advice. Lawyers will remain anonymous. They may also provide referrals to local, legal, […]

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Sponsored Content: Travel with Ease: Exploring the Advantages of Chartering Private Aircraft

Attorneys know that flexibility plays a vital role in their profession. In the midst of hectic schedules and a multitude of tasks to tackle each day, time-saving measures are important to maintaining a well-balanced work life. Texas is quickly becoming a central hub for various industries, creating the need for more travel throughout the state. […]

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State Bar of Texas board to meet September 29 in Fort Worth

The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors will hold its quarterly meeting September 29 in Fort Worth. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel (Fort Worth Ballroom 5-8) at 1300 Houston St. The meeting is open to the public and will be broadcast live on the State Bar of […]

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State Bar accepting expressions of interest for 2024-2025 standing committees

The State Bar of Texas is accepting expressions of interest to serve on committees for the upcoming bar year, which begins June 1, 2024. The survey form to express interest is available at texasbar.com/committeeform and is due December 1. Information provided will be submitted to the president-elect for consideration. Standing committees are established by the board […]

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Texas Latinx Judges swears in Maria Salas-Mendoza as president

El Paso Judge Maria Salas-Mendoza has been sworn in as president and chair of the board of directors of Texas Latinx Judges, or TLJ, the organization announced in a press release. The nonpartisan, nonprofit professional association focuses on “the advancement of current and future Latinx judges” through networking opportunities, recognition of contributions to the judiciary, […]

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Sponsored Content: Soaring Above the Clouds: How Flying Your Own Airplane Can Elevate Attorneys’ Productivity and Quality of Life

For attorneys in the bustling state of Texas, time is of the essence, and productivity is paramount. As the Lone Star State continues to thrive as a hub for various industries, legal professionals often find themselves navigating a demanding and fast-paced environment. In such a scenario, unconventional solutions are worth exploring, and one that holds […]

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Hispanic Issues Section and Texas Access to Justice Foundation to host LAWtería virtual game night

The State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section and the Texas Access to Justice Foundation, or TAJF, will host LAWtería 2023, benefiting TAJF legal aid efforts throughout Texas. The virtual game night will take place at 5:30 p.m. on September 14 via Zoom. To participate in the event, attendees are encouraged to donate to enter […]

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