The Texas Lawyers Auxiliary is holding an awards dinner on Sunday, October 2 to honor Teacher of the Year Patience LeBlanc and Lifetime Achievement Recipient Judy Abright Troy. The dinner will be at Carmelo's Italian Restaurant in Austin. The Texas Lawyers Auxiliary will hold their board meeting the following day on Monday, October 3 at the Texas Law Center in Austin. For information on how to RSVP for the dinner and to learn more about the Texas Lawyers Auxiliary, you may visit http://www.texasbar.com/tla.
In recognition of the vital role that teachers play in law-related education, the Texas Lawyers' Auxiliary is sponsoring its annual High School Teacher of the Year Award. The award honors public and private high school teachers in Texas who have made significant contributions in law-related education, developing and supporting programs which enhance awareness of legal rights and the American legal system. Candidates may be nominated by teachers or principals. The entry deadline is April 15, 2011. Download application.