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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. 

General Inquiries        

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.

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.

Please also see this State Bar of Texas statement regarding calls to sanction Texas attorneys.

Claire Reynolds, Public Affairs Counsel, Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel   
Phone: (800) 204-2222, ext. 1354 or (512) 427-1354 

Public Information Act Requests

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.

Spencer Walker
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.

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