The board of directors of the State Bar of Texas has adopted a procedure to ensure diversity in the State Bar’s delegation to the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association. The House of Delegates is the policy-making body of the ABA. Members serve two-year terms and no person may serve as a delegate of the State Bar for more than six consecutive years.

A special committee, chaired by Immediate Past President Frank Stevenson of Dallas, will nominate a slate of persons to produce a delegation with various types of practices, from all firm sizes and geographic locations and with diverse backgrounds reflective of the bar’s membership. Appointments, which will include the president, president-elect, and immediate past president of the State Bar, will be approved by the board of directors. The deadline for receipt of applications is April 2, 2018.

If you are interested in being a delegate of the State Bar of Texas to the ABA House of Delegates, you can apply by sending a resume and cover letter, including your reasons for wanting to serve as a delegate and highlighting your particular experience with the State Bar of Texas and the ABA, to:

Special Committee to Nominate ABA Delegates
c/o Chielsey Barber
State Bar of Texas
P.O. Box 12487
Austin, TX 78711

Please contact Chielsey Barber for additional information at (800) 204-2222, ext. 1416, or