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Texas Bar Journal must-reads for February

The Texas Bar Journal’s February issue provides practical tips for law practice management. Check out our editorial staff’s must-read picks below, and of course, Memorials, Disciplinary Actions, and Movers and Shakers. Starting Out What to consider before launching your own firm. By Dirk Jordan Making It Work Effective law practice management for small to mid-sized … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Journal must-reads for December

Start off the holiday season with the December issue of the Texas Bar Journal. Check out our editors’ four must-read picks—and of course, Memorials, Disciplinary Actions, and Movers and Shakers. ’Tis the Season Celebrating Capitol traditions. By Jillian Beck President’s Opinion: Bridges By Frank Stevenson  Follow the Money Exploring the development of tracing commingled funds … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Journal must-reads for October

Don’t have time to read through the whole October issue of the Texas Bar Journal? We’ve got you covered. After you’ve scanned the Memorials, Disciplinary Actions, and Movers and Shakers, check out our editors’ four must-reads picks from the Civil Litigation issue. President’s Opinion: “If Not Higher” State Bar president shares pro bono success stories … Continue Reading

Seeking attorneys with hobbies

A mom who writes and performs spoken-word pieces to audiences around Austin. A Houston man who photographs polar bears and lions from just a dozen feet away. A Dallas cancer survivor who sailed around the world. A Woodlands grandfather who swims with great white sharks. All of these people have been profiled as lawyers with … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Journal must-reads for July

If you don’t have time to peruse the entire July issue—including Disciplinary Actions, Memorials, and Movers and Shakers—then check out our editors’ top picks below. You won’t want to miss these four must-reads. Save or Shred The ethics of destroying closed client files. By Fred C. Moss The Road Ahead Examining transportation infrastructure funding. By … Continue Reading

So you received a jury summons—now what?

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared as a Client Page in the April 2012 issue of the Texas Bar Journal. The information included in this column is for educational and informational purposes only. Please consult an attorney regarding specific legal questions. For most people, a letter from their county clerk’s office containing a summons for … Continue Reading

The Texas Bar Journal’s April must-reads

April is a special month for members of the State Bar of Texas because we vote for the person who will soon lead the organization as president. That’s why the Texas Bar Journal’s April issue brings you the president-elect candidates’ views on important issues. Three other feature stories as well as Memorials and Disciplinary Actions … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Journal’s Must-Reads for March

This beautiful March weather is perfect for walks, cycling, golf, and picnics. And, because the days are not yet horribly humid and hot—which is surely just around the corner—it is also prime time for reading the Texas Bar Journal outdoors while soaking up some vitamin D. Here are our top four must-reads for this month’s … Continue Reading

Remembering Harper Lee

Readers and lawyers around the country are feeling the loss of author Harper Lee, who died in her sleep this morning at the age of 89. Harper’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1961. Dallas attorney Talmage Boston—who has extensively presented and written on Lee, Mockingbird, and Lee’s recently released … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Journal must-reads for November

Tight on time? No worries. We’ve got you covered. Here are this month’s Texas Bar Journal must-reads: Cyber Breach Getting ready for your worst tech nightmare by Jack M. Vaughan and Eben Kaplan Law Schools Ten deans describe how their institutions are confronting the changes in legal education by Texas Law School Deans Important Work … Continue Reading
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