Tag Archives: Mentoring

Houston Bar interview workshop prepares law students for success

By Rehan Alimohammad, Guest Blogger The Houston Bar Association’s Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession (MOILP) Committee held its annual interview workshop January 20 to prepare applicants for upcoming interviews with potential employers through the MOILP 1L Summer Clerkship and Mentoring Program. Over 75 students from Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, South Texas College … Continue Reading

A Texas criminal defense legend on fighting for the underdog

E.G. “Gerry” Morris is a longtime Austin criminal defense attorney most well known for representing a Branch Davidian member and winning his acquittal on all counts. This July, Morris was inducted as the president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He recently spoke with the Texas Bar Journal about his career, the criminal … Continue Reading

State Bar, Chief Justice Hecht promote importance of mentoring

The Professionalism Committee of the State Bar of Texas has joined with Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht for a video on the importance of mentoring and professionalism — and to promote the Transition to Practice program. The program matches newly licensed lawyers with experienced attorneys who volunteer their time and experience to … Continue Reading