Editor’s Note: In this blog series, we are getting to know the members of the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors. TYLA, commonly called the “public service arm” of the State Bar of Texas, works to facilitate the administration of justice, foster respect for the law, and advance the role of the legal profession in serving the public. All TYLA programs are accomplished through the volunteer efforts of its board and committee members, with the cooperation of local affiliate young lawyers associations. Learn more at tyla.org.

Name: Marcos Rosales

Firm: Beck Redden LLP

Area of Law You Practice: Civil Litigation

Position Held in TYLA: District 6, Place 3 Director

How did you get involved in bar service?

My firm encourages involvement, and it has been an incredible experience.

What is your favorite TYLA project and why?

Texas Courts for Texas Veterans (see https://tyla.org/resource/texas-courts-for-texas-veterans/). It is an amazing way to care for so many who have given so much.

What tips can you give to other attorneys to manage stress?

Our profession can be demanding. I have found it is extremely important to keep first things first, prioritizing time with family and loved ones.

What do you do in your spare time?

Aggie sports, Astros baseball, fishing, and hunting.

Anything else that you wish to share?

Serving on TYLA’s board has been an incredible experience. I get to see the very best of what our profession can be.