Per HB 79 passed in the 82nd Legislature, First Called Session, the State Bar of Texas has appointed a task force to develop rules to determine whether a civil case requires additional resources for efficient judicial management.

The Task Force has posted draft rules for public comment. Click here [PDF] to see the draft rules. If you would like to provide comments, please send them to A public hearing will be held on Oct. 13, 2011 at 10:30am.

The Supreme Court of Texas will review the recommendations of the task force and promulgate rules by May 1, 2012. For more information, contact Ray Cantu at 512-427-1506.


Date: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011
Time: 10:30am-noon


State Bar of Texas
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Austin, TX 78701

Chief Disciplinary Counsel
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Dallas, Texas 75254

Chief Disciplinary Counsel
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Houston, Texas 77002

Chief Disciplinary Counsel
Federal Reserve Bank Building
126 E. Nueva, Suite 200
San Antonio, Texas 78204