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State Bar of Texas
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 9, 2011

Contact:  Kim Davey, 800.204.2222 x 1713 or 512.427.1713

State Bar of Texas Announces 2011 YouTube Video Contest

AUSTIN – The State Bar of Texas is asking Texans to create a 30-second video similar to a public service announcement on the following theme: “The Difference a Lawyer Makes.”

Individuals and groups answering the question, “How do lawyers make a difference in our society?” can win a $500 award/scholarship in three categories:

  • Under 18
  • 18 and over
  • People’s Choice Award

The entry deadline is April 1. Winners will be recognized at the State Bar’s Law Day Celebration in Austin on May 9.

See contest rules and details at www.texasbar.com/texansonjustice.

Upload entries to www.youtube.com and include the tag “statebaroftexas.”

To view entries, visit the State Bar of Texas YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/user/statebaroftexas and click on “Favorites.”

The State Bar of Texas is an administrative agency of the Supreme Court of Texas. The Bar provides educational programs for the legal profession and the public, administers the minimum continuing legal education program for attorneys, and manages the attorney discipline system.