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Texas Bar Journal Must-Reads for January

The Texas Bar Journal starts the new year with its water law issue, priming readers on the latest in Texas water law, issues centering on supply, and meeting growth in demand. The January issue also sees the conclusion of the Texas grievance series. Take a look online and don’t forget to catch up on Movers … Continue Reading

Free CLE Opportunity: What Every Lawyer Should Know About the Attorney Grievance System

Editor’s Note: State Bar of Texas President Laura Gibson sent the following message to members on Wednesday. It is the duty of the State Bar of Texas to improve and advance the quality of legal services to the public, and foster integrity and ethical conduct in the legal profession. The attorney grievance system is vital … Continue Reading

Grievance Oversight Committee seeks public input on attorney disciplinary system at July 23 meeting

The Grievance Oversight Committee is seeking public feedback regarding the Texas attorney disciplinary system. The committee will meet on July 23 in Houston. If you have suggestions, observations, or other input regarding the attorney grievance system and are interested in scheduling a time to meet with the committee during its July 23 meeting, please email … Continue Reading

State Bar president’s grievance task force seeks feedback

Editor’s note: The online forms hyperlinked in the blog post below were updated on February 25 to correct an error that was preventing our system from recording submitted comments and requests to speak to the task force. If you accessed those forms through this blog post before 12:30 p.m. February 25, we ask that you please … Continue Reading

CAAP marks 10 years of mediating client-attorney disputes

The State Bar’s Client-Attorney Assistance Program (CAAP) is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. The program was launched on Sept. 27, 1999, to help mediate problems between attorneys and their clients in cases where a formal disciplinary proceeding is not warranted. CAAP has a staff of eight, most of whom are certified mediators. Most complaints … Continue Reading