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Pamphlets on various legal topics are available and provided for as a public service by the State Bar of Texas and TYLA. The public is free to download these pamphlets, or request copies.
I was the first. Vote for Me! brings to life the important firsts in United States and Texas history who are part of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards for Texas elementary students.
The Oyez, Oyez, Oh Yay! website focuses on the landmark court decisions that Texas students must know to be successful in preparing for the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) assessment tests in U.S. government and history.
The 2015-2016 State Bar of Texas president-elect candidates are Randy Howry of Austin and Frank Stevenson of Dallas, and the 2015-2016 TYLA president-elect candidates are Sam Houston of San Antonio and John Shaw of Fort Worth. Read more about the candidates.
The Texas Bar Private Insurance Exchange is a multi-carrier private exchange designed for State Bar of Texas members, their staff, and dependents. Available to both individuals and employer groups, the exchange offers a wide range of health insurance choices and more. Get details at memberbenefits.com/texasbar.
The State Bar of Texas has added Fastcase as a free legal research benefit alongside a newly expanded Casemaker service. Texas attorneys now have unprecedented free access to two legal research services. Log in to My Bar Page for access. Full details
Proposed Revisions to Certification Standards: The Texas Board of Legal Specialization is considering revisions to some Standards for Certification. View the Summary of Revisions. Anyone who has comments or suggestions may provide them to TBLS through March 31, 2015. Please send your comments to email@example.com or TBLS, 505 E. Huntland Dr., Ste. 400, LB 28, Austin, TX 78752.
A panel discussion at the 2014 Grievance Symposium focused on the recent barratry civil remedies legislation, traditional criminal and disciplinary prosecutions, and other remedies to combat barratry. Watch a video from the discussion.
At its September meeting, the State Bar Board of Directors approved the Bar’s 2015 Legislative Program. Pre-filing of legislation begins on Nov. 10 and the 84th Legislative Session begins on Jan. 13, 2015. View the 2015 Legislative Program.