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A Guardian of the Greens

Denton County attorney William Brotherton enjoys spending time on the golf course. After 13 years serving as a gallery guard on the 14th hole at the Masters, Brotherton has seen some of the best golfers in the world play. So when an opportunity to serve as a marshal on the 16th hole at Carnoustie Golf … Continue Reading

#LawyerVacay highlights

Here are some of our favorite #LawyerVacay submissions so far. We want to see how you spend your time away from the office and focus on your well-being! Tag us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using #LawyerVacay. Not on social media? Email us at tbj@texasbar.com.… Continue Reading

The Dog Tag podcast talks TLTV

Former State Bar of Texas President Terry Tottenham talked about the importance of the Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans program during a recent episode of The Dog Tag podcast. “We’ve reached and serviced more than 28,000 veterans and veteran family members up to now in Texas alone,” said Tottenham. “We have over 9,000 lawyers who’ve … Continue Reading

L. Wayne Scott named 2018 Gene Cavin Award winner

Professor L. Wayne Scott, of San Antonio, is the winner of the 2018 Gene Cavin Award for Excellence in CLE. Scott will be presented the award at the Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course in September in Austin. Scott is a professor of law and director of alternate dispute resolution studies at St. Mary’s University School … Continue Reading

UNT Dallas College of Law names dean

The University of North Texas at Dallas recently announced that Angela Felecia Epps will serve as dean for the UNT Dallas College of Law. Epps, the former dean of Florida A&M University College of Law, will start at UNT Dallas this summer. Epps, who was offered the position after a national search, will replace Judge … Continue Reading

TexasBarCLE honors outstanding volunteers

Six attorneys and one justice were honored for their exceptional contributions in 2017 to the State Bar of Texas’ continuing legal education efforts. TexasBarCLE gave Standing Ovation Awards to Justice Patricia Alvarez, of the Texas Court of Appeals for the 4th District in San Antonio; William J. Chriss, of The Snapka Law Firm in Corpus Christi; … Continue Reading

State Bar of Texas board chair honored with diversity award

The University of Houston Law Alumni Association honored State Bar of Texas Board of Directors Chair Rehan Alimohammad with its annual Diversity and Inclusion Award on February 17 at the association’s 42nd Annual Law Gala and Auction. Alimohammad received the award in recognition of significant achievement toward developing a more diverse and inclusive legal community. … Continue Reading

Founder and supporter of the State Bar of Texas Law-Related Education program dies

Isidore Starr, long considered the “father of law-related education” died February 10, 2018. He was 106. Starr was one of the founders and supporters of the State Bar of Texas Law-Related Education program. Since the 1970s, he and his wife, Kay, have conducted institutes on the founding documents across Texas. Starr has authored many articles … Continue Reading

James Woo joins State Bar board

San Antonio attorney James C. Woo has joined the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors as an at-large director. The board approved Woo’s appointment on January 26 at its quarterly meeting in San Antonio. His term was effective immediately and expires in June 2020. Woo is a shareholder at the firm of Davidson Troilo … Continue Reading

State Bar of Texas, TYLA announce president-elect candidates

Texas attorneys will choose between Lisa Blue of Dallas and Randy Sorrels of Houston in the race for the next president-elect of the State Bar of Texas. The State Bar Board of Directors today approved their nominations as president-elect candidates during its quarterly meeting in San Antonio. Also, the Texas Young Lawyers Association recently nominated … Continue Reading
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