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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2019
Contact: Amy Starnes
Public Information Director, State Bar of Texas
(800) 204-2222, ext. 1706, or (512) 427-1706
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Texas Young Lawyers Association to honor area attorney,
take part in community service project at McAllen meeting

Media note: If you wish to attend the resolution presentation for attorney Christina Saldivar-Garcia, or receive photos of the presentation for publication, please email astarnes@texasbar.com.

AUSTIN—The Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors will honor a Hidalgo County attorney and participate in a community service project as part of its quarterly meeting November 15-16 in McAllen.

During its time in McAllen, the board will conduct various business matters and reports at the Casa De Palmas Renaissance McAllen Hotel and participate in a community service project at the Catholic Charities Respite Center.

TYLA President Victor Flores will present area attorney Christina Saldivar-Garcia with a resolution for her commitment to the legal profession and pro bono service to the people of McAllen, Hidalgo County, and the State of Texas during the board’s meeting at 1:30 p.m. November 15 at the Casa De Palmas, 101 N. Main St., McAllen.

TYLA consists of roughly 27,000 Texas lawyers who are 36 years old or younger or in their first five years of practice, regardless of age. As the “public service arm” of the State Bar of Texas, TYLA aims to facilitate the administration of justice, foster respect for the law, and advance the role of the legal profession in serving the public. Its programs are designed to assist Texas attorneys in their law practice and to provide public legal education services to Texans.

The TYLA board is made up of 40 officers and directors elected from various districts across Texas. The board also includes liaisons representing the Texas Supreme Court, Texas Access to Justice Commission, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Texas law schools, and Texas law students.

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