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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

Take a Break: Show us how you de-stress with #LawyerVacay

Practicing law can be stressful, so it’s important to take time to decompress. Heavy workloads and client stories can take a toll on lawyers both physically and psychologically. That’s why we recently started a monthly work-life column in the Texas Bar Journal highlighting ways attorneys and firms are finding time to de-stress from the pressures … 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

Making it through law school with a disability

By J. Sam Thomas Editor’s Note: This featured blog post coincides with the upcoming July issue of the Texas Bar Journal, which focuses on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.   This is a great time to be blind. I wouldn’t exactly recommend it as a hobby, but when I think about … Continue Reading

Violence and Attorneys–Time for a Wake-up Call?

By John G. Browning We usually don’t consider the practice of law to be a dangerous profession, nestled as we normally are behind desks. But as the articles in the upcoming September issue of the Texas Bar Journal illustrate, violence has a very real impact on the legal profession—from the legal implications of and reactions … Continue Reading

An excerpt from ‘Go Fish’

In 1984, on the Haffjardara River in Iceland, Ralph Duggins cast a line against 30-mile-per-hour gusts, working to catch an Atlantic salmon. “I had to forget the wind and get with it pretty quickly if I was going to be able to get my fly out there,” Duggins said. It was his first time fly-fishing—and … Continue Reading

An excerpt from ‘Love for Trade’

Preema, a suburban housewife (whose name has been changed), allegedly earned extra spending money by acting as a “personal service provider” for male clients. Paul, her husband, was suspicious of her behavior. During their divorce proceedings, Paul’s private investigator—on stakeout at the local apartment brothel—watched Preema’s attorney arrive at her room wearing shorts, a T-shirt, … Continue Reading
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