The heat is back, but we’re not talking about the weather. The May issue of the Texas Bar Journal hits mailboxes soon, but if you’re looking for a head start, we have you covered. Check out our editorial staff’s top picks: ABA TECHSHOW takeaways, pro bono opportunities in Alaska’s 2018 earthquake disaster response, an overview of the Uniform Bar Exam, and a skateboarding attorney’s penchant for layback grinds and trial advocacy. And don’t forget to read Movers and Shakers, Memorials, and Disciplinary Actions.

New From the Start-Up Alley
What I learned from this year’s ABA TECHSHOW.
By Mark I. Unger

Pro Bono Texas: 61.2181° N, 149.9003° W
A story of hope and help.
By Hannah Allison

The Uniform Bar Examination Is Coming to Texas
A preliminary look at what will be covered.
By Susan Henricks

Easy Roller
An Austin skateboarding lawyers talks layback grinds and the adrenaline rush of trial advocacy.

Interview by Eric Quitugua