December 2023 | Vol. 86, No. 10

The Texas Bar Journal Board of Editors has assembled a series of articles highlighting significant developments to the legal profession and caselaw over the past year.

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The 2023 Texas Capitol ornament salutes the era of Austin’s electric trolley car
Written by Will Korn

2023 Year in Review

By the Numbers 2022-2023

Supreme Court of Texas Order
Renewed Emergency Order Regarding Indigent Defense and the Border Security State of Disaster



Executive Director’s Page
Grading the Texas Bar Journal
Written by Trey Apffel

President’s Page
A Living Legend
Written by Cindy Tisdale

State Bar Director Spotlight
Lori M. Kern

The Supreme Court of Texas sets parameters governing discovery of cellphone data.
Written by Pierre Grosdidier

In Recess
Coming Down the Mountain
Dallas attorney Chad Ray gives the Texas Bar Journal a point of view from inside a blizzard on Denali.
Interview by Eric Quitugua

Ethics Question of The Month

Tyla President’s Page
Better Days
Written by Laura Pratt

Solo/Small Firm
Navigating Storms
Balancing life events and law firm leadership.
Written by Ruby L. Powers

Disciplinary Actions

Movers and Shakers


Classified Advertising

I Second That Motion
Written by John G. Browning

News From Around the Bar

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