News Archive - February 2010

Judicial Poll Results

In the recent State Bar of Texas judicial poll, of 85,884 eligible voters, 13.74 percent (or 11,800 Texas lawyers) cast a ballot. [2/10]

Fifth Circuit Sets March 15 Deadline for Mandatory ECF

Beginning March 15, 2010, attorneys must use the Fifth Circuit's Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system to file cases in the court. [2/10]

Outstanding Pro Bono Attorneys Sought

The State Bar seeks nominations by March 11 for the Pro Bono Coordinator Award, Frank J. Scurlock Award, Pro Bono Award, J. Chrys Dougherty Legal Services Award, and the W. Frank Newton Award. [2/10]

Input Sought on PLI Disclosure

The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors is gathering public input on whether Texas lawyers should disclose professional liability insurance (PLI) coverage. [2/10]