State Bar of Texas


News, Uncategorized no comments

Board Certification Applications are Due!

Are you a Texas attorney looking to specialize in family law? Becoming board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) is a prestigious achievement that can enhance your career and demonstrate your expertise in this complex legal field. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2024 Applications are due April 8, 2024.

Uncategorized no comments

The 2023 Legislative Report is here!

Every two years, our legislature meets. Inevitably, the experience changes our practices. Members of the Family Law Section have access to the Legislative Report, which outlines the changes that affect family lawyers. Major changes were made to reimbursement, temporary restraining orders, protective orders, and discovery. To view those changes, click the link below and enter…

Uncategorized no comments

Cindy Tisdale, State Bar President

On June 23, 2023, Cindy Miller Tisdale was sworn in as the 143rd State Bar of Texas President. Cindy is a past Chair of the Family Law Section 2017-8, and only the second Board Certified Family Lawyer elected to this office. (Tom Vick, former Section Chair 2004-5, was the first.) The Family Law Section is…

Uncategorized no comments

2023 Summer Section Report

Our Summer 2023 Section Report is now available for download. You can access the Spring report below: Download 2023 Summer Section Report Here In the 2023 Summer Section Report Message From The Chair Chris Wrampelmeier SPOTLIGHT: Reasons for Membership Dwayne Smith TABLE OF CASES IN THE LAW REVIEWS AND LEGAL PUBLICATIONS IN BRIEF: Family Law…