October 2021 | Vol. 84, No. 9 Animal Law. Read the digital edition Read past issues Features Standing Strong The State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division celebrates 40 years. Written by Susi Boss and Javan Johnson Job Duties Ethical challenges in the attorney-paralegal relationship. Written by Lynn Crossett OPINION Automated Certificates of Service Are Here Are traditional certificates still required? Written by D. Todd Smith Pets in Family Law Who gets the dog in a divorce? Written by Mary Evelyn McNamara Animal Cruelty The criminal consequences of abuse. Written by Fabiola M. Casas OPINION Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch What’s your liability for injury caused by farm animals and can you protect yourself from liability? Written by Gary Lawson OPINION A Bark With No Bite Should Texas’ dangerous animal law be changed? Written by Kristina B. Otterstrom Texas Supreme Court Order Forty-first emergency order regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster. Texas Supreme Court Order Order approving amendments to the Rules and Fees of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and to the Code of Ethics and Minimum Standards for Guardianship Services. Texas Supreme Court Order Order amending Rule 4 of the Rules Governing Admission to the Bar of Texas. Texas Supreme Court Order Order amending Rule 57 of the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure. Texas Supreme Court Order Order approving amendments to Protective Order Registry Form. Texas Supreme Court Order Order correcting amendments to Texas Rules of Civil Procedure and Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct. Texas Supreme Court Order Order adopting comment to Part VII of the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure and approving amendments to the internal operating procedures of the Board of Disciplinary Appeals. Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas Order Order rescinding requirement of additional paper copies of documents filed pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.3(b)(2) in criminal cases. Departments Comments Executive Director’s Page: Manny’s Story and Planning for Disasters Written by Trey Apffel In Recess: ‘More Sega than Cézanne’ El Paso attorney Patrick Gabaldon’s artistic sensibilities redefine one of America’s biggest international border cities. Interview by Eric Quitugua President’s Page: Diversity as a Driver of Business Success Written by Sylvia Borunda Firth Technology: Reasonable Expectation of Privacy Drone surveillance requires a warrant. Written by Pierre Grosdidier State Bar Director Spotlight: Andrés E. “Andy” Almanzán Interview by Eric Quitugua Ethics Question of the Month TYLA President’s Page: Make the Last 90 Days of 2021 Count Written by Jeanine Novosad Rispoli Solo/Small Firm: The Future of Work Trends that have changed the way we practice law. Written by Ruby L. Powers Disciplinary Actions Movers and Shakers Memorials Classified Advertising Humor: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ... a Lawsuit? Written by John G. Browning News From Around the Bar ATJ Pro Bono Chanpion Sara E. Dysart gets involved.