Monthly Archives: May 2014

Texas attorney to moderate D.C. baseball panel

On Friday, May 30, Dallas attorney and author Talmage Boston will moderate a discussion titled “Let’s Talk Baseball” at the University Club of Washington in Washington D.C. The panel will feature U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, New York Times columnist David Brooks, ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian, USA Today columnist Christine Brennan, and Washington … Continue Reading

Administrative law seminar set for August

Members of the judiciary, regulatory, and academic communities will join together to engage with practitioners and discuss the latest legislative and case law updates, rule changes, and other timely topics during the 9th Annual Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar. The event will take place Aug. 21-22 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin and is … Continue Reading

Crow begins Houston Bar Association presidency

M. Carter Crow assumed the office of president for the Houston Bar Association on May 15 during the group’s annual dinner meeting at River Oaks Country Club. Crow, partner-in-charge of the Houston office of Norton Rose Fulbright, succeeds David Chaumette to lead the nation’s fifth largest metropolitan bar association. A member of the HBA Board … Continue Reading

Upcoming Law Student Professionalism Program in Dallas

On May 29, 2014, the Dallas Bar Association will host its annual Law Student Professionalism Program to educate future attorneys on embodying the ideals of the Texas Lawyer’s Creed and the Guidelines of Professional Courtesy. “Both future and practicing lawyers face the same issue,” said Kathryne Morris, an associate at Strasburger and Price and co-vice … Continue Reading

State Bar of Texas education project wins national award

A State Bar of Texas project educating elementary students on important firsts in U.S. and Texas history has been awarded a National Association of Bar Executives LexisNexis Community and Educational Outreach Award. The award honors outstanding bar public service and law-related education programs.… Continue Reading

The Texas Bar Journal announces its 2014 Short Story Contest winners

More than 50 authors—55 to be exact—submitted entries to the Texas Bar Journal Short Story Contest, proving that a one-year hiatus was long enough. Numerous writers—and readers—evidently have been clamoring for creative prose. To keep the contest fair and impartial, author names were removed from each entry and replaced with numbers. Two panels of judges … Continue Reading

Firm introduces patent procedure app

┬áSearching for the latest on patent law post-grant proceedings? Look no further than your smartphone. Fish Richardson, a global firm with offices in Austin, Dallas, and Houston, has launched the “Fish Post-Grant” app for iOS and Android. The free application features details of post-grant proceedings, with timelines and related articles; archives of webinars; news alerts; … Continue Reading

Houston attorney reportedly becomes one of the longest practicing maritime lawyers in U.S.

The open waters that surround the comforting stability of the continents are considered by many to be powerful, plentiful, and unpredictable. Seas and oceans have their own unique set of commerce, issues, and visitors—from oil drillers and fishermen to recreational boaters and pirates—and thus are governed by highly specialized maritime law. Houston attorney Arthur Schechter … Continue Reading