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Practicing Law and Wellness

State Bar President-Elect Terry Tottenham is working with TexasBarCLE and the Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program to produce programs on addiction and mental health issues for attorneys.… Continue Reading

Relief is Just a Click Away

Texas lawyers have never been stingy when it comes to helping in times of need. When Hurricane Ike devastated the Texas Coast in 2008, Texas lawyers came out in droves to help their fellow Texans. Last month’s earthquake in Haiti is no exception. Thousands of Texas attorneys have made monetary donations, as well as donated … Continue Reading

Telling An Untold Story

In 2004, a little-known, yet landmark, legal case was celebrated. Fifty years before, Pete Hernandez v. State of Texas set legal precedent when it was ruled by the U.S. Supreme Court that Mexican Americans and all other racial groups were protected under the 14th Amendment. Before the case, Mexican Americans were considered white, and therefore, were … Continue Reading