Posts Tagged 'Texas Bar'



Outside my Comfort Zone

I began my legal career trying cases as an assistant criminal district attorney in Collin County, and tried approximately 100 jury trials to verdict. I tried civil cases, criminal cases, bench trials, and jury trials. When I was provided the opportunity this February by the administrative judge of my administrative region to serve as a […]

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Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program hosts free legal clinics in February

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program hosts free legal clinics in February The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, an initiative of the Dallas Bar Association, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, and local law firms, is hosting free virtual and in-person legal clinics for eligible Dallas County residents throughout February. Click Here To Read The Full Article

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TYLA Director Spotlight: Kaylie Morgan

Editor’s Note: In this blog series, we are getting to know the members of the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors. TYLA, commonly called the “public service arm” of the State Bar of Texas, works to facilitate the administration of justice, foster respect for the law, and advance the role of the legal profession in […]

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State Bar of Texas announces caselaw alert partnership with Fastcase

Fastcase and the State Bar of Texas are extending their partnership to provide all active State Bar members with free access to Fastcase caselaw alerts in 13 practice areas. Since 2014, State Bar of Texas members have received unlimited access to Fastcase’s nationwide legal research content service as a bar member benefit. In renewing their […]

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State Bar committee survey seeks to develop mentorship for people with disabilities, caregivers

The State Bar of Texas Disability Rights and Issues Committee is asking members of the legal community to take a short survey as it works to create a mentorship program. The committee’s goal is to facilitate mentorship for people with disabilities and for those who are caregivers of people with disabilities, specifically within the legal […]

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TYLA Director Spotlight: Michael Ritter

Editor’s Note: In this blog series, we are getting to know the members of the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors. TYLA, commonly called the “public service arm” of the State Bar of Texas, works to facilitate the administration of justice, foster respect for the law, and advance the role of the legal profession in […]

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State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section, Texas Access to Justice Foundation raise more than $46,000 with 3rd annual LAWTería game night

Co-sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section and the Texas Access to Justice Foundation, or TAJF, the 3rd annual “LAW”Tería game night raised more than $46,000 to benefit the newly opened Uvalde office of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. The event, which was held via Zoom on November 1, 2022, included judges and […]

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Nominations Sought for Pro Bono Awards

The State Bar of Texas Legal Services to the Poor in Civil Matters Committee and Legal Services to the Poor in Criminal Matters Committee are seeking nominations for their Pro Bono Excellence Award and Indigent Defense Award. These awards honor individuals, groups, and entities that perform exceptional work in the field of legal services to […]

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