Celebrate the start of a new bar year with the June issue of the Texas Bar Journal. Our editors chose the top four must-reads for this month, plus Disciplinary Actions and Memorials.

2016 Texas Bar Journal Short Story Contest Winners
Read the compelling top-three winning pieces in our annual contest.
By Logan Simmons, Marvin Sprouse, and Blair Dancy

The Bettering Bet
State Bar of Texas President Frank Stevenson on advancing opportunity.
Interview by Patricia Busa McConnico

Behind the Scenes
How the president of the Texas Young Lawyers Association ran from “the real world” to find a happy (and nerdy) home in the law.
Interview by Lindsay Stafford Mader

In Recess: Home on the Range
A San Antonio attorney navigates the law and the land.
Interview by Jillian Beck