Monthly Archives: December 2011

ADL to honor Beverly Godbey

Beverly Godbey, Parter, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, will receive the 2011 ADL Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award at a luncheon in her honor on Friday, December 16, 2011. She will be the 22nd recepient of this important award. Godbey is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas.… Continue Reading

This month in the Texas Bar Journal

This month, the Texas Bar Journal helps you answer some of those "friendly requests for advice" you may encounter at social gatherings in its latest installment of "Party Talk." In addition, you'll find information about the Texas Young Lawyers Association's latest project, Breaking the Silence: A Path to Finding Mental Health.… Continue Reading

Minority director sought

Nominations are now being accepted for minority director for the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Four appointed positions were created on the Board in order to increase minority participation as well as to provide representation from varying professional, geographic, and social environments. One position will become vacant in … Continue Reading

ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20

At its October 2011 meeting in Denver, Colorado, the Commission decided to bifurcate its presentation of proposals to the ABA House of Delegates to help facilitate that entity's considered action on a significant number of complex and diverse subjects.… Continue Reading