Monthly Archives: December 2014

Therefore, be it Resolved: 2015

As we enter 2015, many people are deciding on their New Year’s resolutions. If you are thinking about what you can improve, congratulations! It’s important, however, to think about the form your goals should take. If you want to create lasting change, consider altering an attitude rather than just one behavior. So instead of making … Continue Reading

Web Links from Patrick Keating Zite searches the web to find the most recent publications in subject areas that users select. It is a one-stop shop that allows me to avoid running multiple web searches each day. Seth Godin publishes a new post each day on business, marketing, and shipping work that matters.  … Continue Reading

Pin and Win: State Bar of Texas Pinterest challenge starts today

What does a Texas lawyer want for the holidays? Office accessories? Travel gear? A comfy sweatshirt? Log on to Pinterest and show us! We’re looking for law-related gift lists—things you want, need, or would like to share with others—for our State Bar of Texas Holiday Wish List Pinterest Challenge. Simply create a Pinterest board with … Continue Reading

Web links from Benson Varghese

Feedly: Feedly is my favorite news aggregator. It allows you to review the latest news from hundreds of sources within just a few minutes. Google Alerts: Google Alerts notifies you when a term is used on the Internet. It is particularly useful if you are handling a case that has garnered media attention or if … Continue Reading

Free legal clinic for veterans in Conroe

Houston-area attorneys will offer advice and assistance to veterans during a legal clinic this weekend. The no-cost event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic, 800 Riverwood Ct., Ste. 100. No appointment is necessary. Lawyers will be on site to advise on any matter of law, … Continue Reading

The TBJ December issue

We explore criminal law, from the transformation of federal sentencing to the Michael Morton Act and how it has changed the way cases are handled in Texas. Plus: Training the state’s next generation of nonprofit lawyers, dealing with mental health issues, and drafting clear and effective findings. Go to the Texas Bar Journal to read the entire … Continue Reading