July 2019 | Volume 82, No. 7 The Changing Practice of Law Read the digital edition Read past issues Features ‘Superpowers’ in a Constantly Changing World Texas’ newest lawyers take the oath in Austin. By Eric Quitugua The Power of Words Best practices in communication for lawyers, courtesy of Winston Churchill. By Talmage Boston Trend Tracking Issues within the Texas legal community that will inform Texas Young Lawyers Association programs. By Eric Quitugua Before the Bench Unique aspects of Texas Supreme Court practice. By Scott A. Keller Alexa, Testify New sources of evidence from the internet of things. By John G. Browning and Lisa Angelo The Future Is Now The rise of artificial intelligence in the legal profession. By John G. Browning and Christene “Chris” Krupa Downs Developing Talent Why are women attorneys leaving the practice of law at a point when they should be advancing in their careers? By Belinda May Arambula Committee Reports Section Reports Texas Supreme Court Order Order amending Rule 6.3 of the Rules of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission. Texas Supreme Court Order Order repealing rules for suspension of attorneys in default on guaranteed student loans. Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas Order Order proposing the adoption of Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 73.9. Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas Order Order proposing the adoption of Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 80.1, deletion of Rule of Appellate Procedure 68.11, and amendments to Rules of Appellate Procedure 70.3 and 79.7. Judicial Council of the Fifth Circuit Notice of Amendments to Fifth Circuit Procedures for Judicial Conduct and Judicial Disability Proceedings. Departments Executive Director’s Page: State Bar Update By Trey Apffel In Recess: Sand Dunes and Tripods A Houston attorney’s photography goes west. Interview by Eric Quitugua President’s Page: Of the Lawyers, By the Lawyers, and For the Lawyers By Randy Sorrels Technology: Are You OK? Amazon files new patent to detect emotions. By Peggy Keene Books: A Case Study of Vigilantes By Carson Guy State Bar Director Spotlight: Alison W. Colvin Interview by Eric Quitugua Ethics Question of the Month TYLA President’s Page: The Price of Freedom: Honoring Those Who Served By Victor A. Flores Solo/Small Firm: Gauging Your Online Potential What is a digital marketing audit and why is it important for a law firm? By Stacey E. Burke Disciplinary Actions Movers and Shakers Memorials Classified Advertising Client Page: Corporate Maintenance How to protect yourself and compete more effectively. By Teresa Schiller Humor: Green Eggs and Law: Lessons From Dr. Seuss By John G. Browning News From Around the Bar ATJ Pro Bono Champion Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch gets involved.