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State Bar of Texas President
Lisa Tatum 2013-2014

Lisa Tatum
Lisa Tatum was elected president of the State Bar of Texas in May 2012. State Bar members elect the president, who serves a one-year term as president-elect before taking office. State Bar president-elect candidates are recommended by the board's Nominations and Elections Committee in accordance with a three-year rotating cycle between members in a metropolitan area, non-metropolitan area, and an open year.


The President's Curriculum Vitae

Read Lisa Tatum's portfolio of experience.

From the Office of the President

Lisa Tatum's focus this year will be on acknowledging those who came before, strengthening who we are now, and ensuring those to come have an even greater opportunity.

Making the Case

The resources on this page are designed to help you talk with a community group about the role of lawyers and the judicial system in our society.

Civics Resources: Oyez, Oyez, Oh Yay! [Website]

This new civics website educates students on landmark court cases through videos, case summaries, and other resources. The site also includes curriculum materials and strategies for teachers on the cases, which are part of new TEKS standards.

Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans

Visit this page for details and resources on providing legal clinics for military veterans who cannot afford legal help.

Let's Do Justice for Texas

This special State Bar of Texas initiative is designed to help Texans understand their essential roles in protecting and preserving the Rule of Law.

Transition to Practice

This initiative is a mentoring program designed for local bar associations to assist young lawyers' transition to the practice of law.

After the Bar Exam [Website]

This initiative is a free online program designed to provide practical guidance and answers to future lawyers' questions and concerns.

Texas Legal Legends

The purpose of this series by Past President Harper Estes is to preserve and share the perspectives of legendary Texas lawyers.

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