The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors will meet at 9 a.m. on September 10 in a special meeting to consider a tabled motion to restrict the spokesperson duties of the bar’s president among other matters.

The agenda for the meeting also contains items to:

  • Consider and discuss referral of ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) to the Board of Directors’ Discipline and Client Attorney Assistance Program (DCAAP) Committee for study and recommendation
  • Consider and discuss approval of roster of the Task Force on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Consider and discuss approval of roster of Board workgroup to review public and member input on diversity and inclusion issues

The full agenda can be viewed here.

The meeting will occur via videoconference and be broadcast live on the State Bar’s YouTube page. Individuals who wish to speak during the public comment portion of the meeting must sign up before 5 p.m. CDT Wednesday, September 9 by emailing or by calling 800-204-2222 ext. 1706. Written comments to the board may be sent to and must be received by 5 p.m. CDT September 3 for timely distribution to the board members.

The scheduling of the special meeting was among the action items passed at a July 27 special board meeting. Read more about the July 27 action items here.