Austin Bar Partners With Local Attorneys to Create CANLAW – A Cancer Legal Clinic

Caitlin Haney Johnston, a young attorney in Austin, TX, was recovering from an unrelated surgery on her 28th birthday when she heard the words no one wants to hear. “We found cancer.” Those three words altered the direction of her … Continue reading

Austin Bar Foundation’s Annual Fundraising Gala – The Awards and Aftermath

More than 500 members of Austin’s legal community packed the Four Seasons Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, for the Austin Bar Foundation’s 14th annual Gala.  The mission of the Austin Bar Foundation is to support and expand the provision … Continue reading

Greenberg Traurig Austin Sponsors Autism Speaks Run

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, its Austin office, and Austin shareholder Ross Spencer Garsson recently supported the Autism Speaks 8k Run & 1k Fun Run. The event’s goal was for family, friends, and co-workers to join together, have … Continue reading

Volunteer at Urban Roots Farm with LMATX this Saturday!

The Austin City Group of the LMA invites attorneys to roll up your sleeves, grab some sunscreen and head out to the farm to help out Urban Roots at their Community Volunteer Morning on Saturday, April 30th, from, 9:00-12:00. Volunteers will help … Continue reading

Austin Bar Celebrates Its Champions at Annual Gala

More than 500 members of Austin’s legal community packed the Four Seasons Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, for the Austin Bar Foundation’s annual Gala.  The mission of the Austin Bar Foundation is to support and expand the provision of … Continue reading

Austin Bar Heart Walk Teams Raise More Than $9,385 for American Heart Association

Austin Bar Association Heart Walk teams raised more than $9,385 for the American Heart Association at this month’s event. Leading the way as the top fundraising team was the Austin Bar’s Construction Law Section. The association credited Heart Walk team … Continue reading

Two New Members, Including an Austinite, Appointed to the Texas Access to Justice Foundation Board of Directors

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation has announced that Tim S. Kelly of Austin and Denise Scofield of Houston have been appointed to serve on its board of directors. The State Bar of Texas appointed the two new members to … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Selected to The Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court

Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that John P. Vacalis has been selected as a member of The Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court. His service will begin in August 2015. Vacalis is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Trial Practice … Continue reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Elizabeth Ross Hadley to Lead Junior League of Austin Initiative

Elizabeth Ross Hadley, of counsel in the Austin office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has taken over as chair of the Austin-based Food In Tummies (FIT) program facilitated by the Junior League of Austin (JLA). The FIT … Continue reading

Hill Country Conservancy Elects Austin Attorney to Board

The Hill Country Conservancy has elected Eric Hoffman, an associate at Norton Rose Fulbright (Fulbright & Jaworski), to its board. Hoffman focuses exclusively on the representation of health care providers in state and federal courts. Hoffman grew up in Austin and received a … Continue reading