Bench Bar Conference Set for Friday

The Austin Bar Association and AYLA Foundation’s 26th Annual Bench Bar Conference is set for Friday, offering a great opportunity for local attorneys and judges to interact in a casual, discussion-oriented environment. Currently, 41 judges have confirmed they will attend. … Continue reading

The National Judicial College Holds Courtroom Security Talk, Honors Former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson

The National Judicial College will hold a discussion on the importance of courtroom security and pay tribute to former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson for his commitment to the advancement of justice at a special event in Austin … Continue reading

Members of Austin Bar, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Establish Preference for Candidates for Travis County District Judge, District Attorney, and Sheriff

In a private preference poll, members of the Austin Bar Association and the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association rated 17 candidates in five Travis County races who will appear on the ballot in the March primary. The purpose of the … Continue reading

Attorney Employment Opportunity in Austin

Germer Beaman & Brown PLLC seeks an Associate Attorney at the firm’s Austin, Texas location. Candidates preferably have two to five years of experience in some combination of products liability, insurance defense, medical malpractice or general civil litigation. Candidates with … Continue reading

Austin Law Firm Secures $1.65M After Mock Trial and Mediation

Cain & Skarnulis PLLC, an Austin-based firm specializing in commercial litigation, has resolved a long-running legal dispute involving delays in the construction of a $500 million medical center at Fort Hood in Killeen on behalf of its client. After the implementation of … Continue reading

New Leadership for Austin Bar Association and Austin Young Lawyers Association

On July 1, 2015, Judge Eric M. Shepperd begins his term as president of the Austin Bar Association. Judge Shepperd will lead the Austin Bar for a one-year term.  The Austin Bar Association, founded in 1893 as a nonprofit professional … Continue reading

Austin Bar Releases Results of Judicial Evaluation Poll

The Austin Bar Association recently completed its biennial Judicial Evaluation Poll. The results represent the evaluations of 44 area judges by 423 Austin Bar members. Results can be viewed at http://www.austinbar.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2015_Judicial_Evaluation-84-summary1.pdf. The Austin Bar Association has conducted its Judicial Evaluation … Continue reading

Former Third Court of Appeals Chief Justice Woodie Jones Rejoins Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP

Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP (ADJT), an appellate boutique law firm with offices in Austin, Dallas, and Houston, has announced that Woodie Jones, former Chief Justice of the Third District Court of Appeals of Texas in Austin, will be rejoining … Continue reading