Ready to ring in the new year with the Texas Bar Journal? Check out our editorial staff’s must-reads for the January 2018 issue. Don’t forget to catch up on Movers and Shakers, Memorials, and Disciplinary Actions.

2017 Year in Review
A recap of significant developments to the legal profession and caselaw.

Texas Day of Civility in the Law Declared for April 20, 2018
A statewide day of civility makes its debut in 2018.
By Suzanne M. Duvall, Ann Howey, Justice Douglas S. Lang, and D. Patrick Long

Embrace Urgency and Uncertainty
Remarks from the high scorer of the Texas Bar Examination.
By Philip Murray MacGregor Cooper

From the Pitch to the Courtroom
A San Antonio attorneys swaps out business shoes for cleats in his coed soccer league.
Interview by Adam Faderewski