For the Media Hub
The State Bar of Texas strives to help journalists produce work that educates the public about the legal system and the rule of law. Reporters are invited to contact the staff member below for assistance during business hours Monday through Friday. Limited information may be available after hours and on weekends by emailing Lowell.Brown@texasbar.com.
Contact the staff members below for information on State Bar of Texas and Texas Young Lawyers Association initiatives, requests for expert legal sources, and other general inquiries.
Amy Starnes, Public Information Director
Phone: (800) 204-2222, ext. 1706 or (512) 427-1706
Lowell Brown, Communications Division Director
Phone: (800) 204-2222, ext. 1713 or (512) 427-1713
Attorney Disciplinary Matters
Contact the staff member below for information related to public
disciplinary sanctions entered against attorneys and general information
about the attorney grievance process.*
Claire Mock, Public Affairs Counsel, Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel
Phone: (800) 204-2222, ext. 1354 or (512) 427-1354
*Please note that the Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel is required to keep disciplinary case information confidential unless it has been filed in district court or resulted in a public sanction. As a result, the office is typically unable to discuss or confirm the existence of pending grievances. Learn more about the grievance process.
Contact the staff member below for information related to the Texas Public Information Act and the Public Information Act Notice and Contact Information. All records of the state bar, except for records pertaining to grievances that are confidential under the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, and records pertaining to the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, are subject to the Texas Public Information Act.
Phone: (800) 204-2222, ext. 1552 or (512) 427-1552
Fax: (512) 427-4230
Media Quick Links
We've assembled a list of quick links to information that is of interest to members of the media.
Annual Report of the Commission for Lawyer Discipline: Download the Commission's annual report.
Annual Report of the State Bar of Texas: Download the Bar's current annual report.
Client Page: This monthly column in the Texas Bar Journal contains practical advice for the general public. Lawyers are encouraged to copy this column and distribute it to clients.
Free Legal Information: Download free educational pamphlets for the public.
Grievance Statistics: State Bar of Texas 2012-2017 attorney grievance system statistics.
Ineligible Attorney List: Get a list of current ineligible attorneys in our "Court Clerks Attorney Information" section. Updated daily.
Press Releases: Read all current and archived press releases and sign up to receive future releases.
Recent Disciplinary Actions: Get a list of recent disciplinary actions as they appear in the latest Texas Bar Journal. Updated monthly.
Research and Analysis: Statistical surveys, reports, and studies covering demographics and issues affecting the legal profession.
Public Service Announcement Videos: Download HD Quicktime movies (large files for TV station purposes).