Tag Archives: Joe K. Longley

Longley: Board votes on chief disciplinary counsel, TYLA election issue

Editor’s Note: State Bar of Texas President Joe K. Longley sent the following message to members on Friday. The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors met today in Austin. Highlights from the meeting are provided below. New chief disciplinary counsel named The board voted unanimously to consent to the Commission for Lawyer Discipline’s selection … Continue Reading

A Year-End Message from State Bar President Joe K. Longley

Editor’s Note: State Bar of Texas President Joe K. Longley sent the following message to members Wednesday.  As we celebrate the holiday season and prepare for 2019, I offer this update on some recent happenings at the State Bar of Texas. 2019-2020 Budget Update The State Bar Board’s Budget Committee met December 13 to hear … Continue Reading

Texas’ newest attorneys sworn in

The Texas Supreme Court and State Bar of Texas welcomed newly licensed attorneys at the New Lawyer Induction ceremony November 19 at the Frank Irwin Center in Austin. Members of the Texas’ highest courts, deans from the state’s law schools, State Bar and Texas Board of Law Examiners officials, and friends and family watched as … Continue Reading

Longley: Seeking your help to tighten the belt

Editor’s note: State Bar of Texas President Joe K. Longley sent the following message to members on August 23.  The Bar’s 2019-2020 budget “season” is now upon us—and I seek your help for further cost saving ideas to achieve my goal of a 10 percent overall reduction1 off the Bar’s 2017-2018 $45 million general fund budget. … Continue Reading

State Bar of Texas seeks public input on transparency efforts

The State Bar of Texas is seeking public input on its communications and transparency efforts. Members of the public are invited to take a short survey, available at texasbar.com/publicsurvey through August 6, where they can evaluate the State Bar’s public communications and provide feedback on areas for improvement. The State Bar Board of Directors voted … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Journal must-reads for June

Can’t wait for the June issue of the Texas Bar Journal to arrive? The TBJ editorial staff has you covered. Check out our top picks: Q&As with the State Bar’s and TYLA’s new presidents, information on digital privacy matters, and winners from the bar’s short story contest. Don’t forget to catch up on Movers and … Continue Reading

President’s Update: State Bar Transparency & Other News

Editor’s note: State Bar of Texas President Tom Vick sent the following message to members on Thursday.  Starting Sunday, open government advocates will recognize Sunshine Week, a yearly celebration of access to public information. In that spirit, I’m pleased to announce that the State Bar of Texas is moving forward with plans to begin videotaping … Continue Reading
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