2023 State Bar and TYLA Elections
The board voted to approve Jerry Alexander, of Dallas, and Steve
Benesh, of Austin, as candidates for 2023-2024 State Bar
president-elect. Alexander and Benesh will appear on the ballot in April
2023 along with any certified petition candidates. Presently there are
no additional president-elect candidates, although members have until
March 1 to submit their nominating petitions to the State Bar for
For information on how to run for president-elect, go here.
This year, the subcommittee considered candidates from any county in the state, in compliance with State Bar rules.
Nominations and Elections is a subcommittee of the State Bar board co-chaired by Immediate Past President Sylvia Borunda Firth and Immediate Past Board Chair Santos Vargas.
SBOT President-elect Virtual Candidate Forums: March 10 and April 4
State Bar of Texas president-elect candidates Jerry Alexander and Steve Benesh will participate in a live, virtual candidate forum from noon to 1 p.m. Central on March 10 and April 4.
Submit questions for the candidates in advance by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or during the forums by using the Zoom Q&A feature. If submitting questions by email, please use the subject line “Questions for the Candidates.”
The candidate forums are not approved for CLE credit.