The candidates for 2021-2022 State Bar of Texas president-elect participated in a virtual forum on March 25 sponsored by the state’s metro bar associations. Video of the forum, which was approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit, is available to watch on demand here.

Candidates Sara Dysart, of San Antonio, and Laura Gibson, of Houston, discussed their qualifications for office, plans for the future, and the challenges facing the State Bar and the profession during a discussion moderated by Jo Ann Merica, of Austin.

The Austin Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, San Antonio Bar Association, and Tarrant County Bar Association sponsored the event.

Lawyers who are active and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas will vote in president-elect and district director races from April 1 to 30. For more information about the elections, go to