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Posted on: Sep 1, 2020

“We’ve taken the best of mentor programs and rolled them into a volunteer friendly format,” reports Sara Dysart, SABA Law School Liaison Committee Chair. The San Antonio Bar Association Law School Liaison Committee and St. Mary’s School of Law Board of Visitors are launching a pilot program of scheduled monthly meetings called Mentor Circles for 2L and 3L law students. Each Mentor Circle will consist of two volunteer lawyers and eight students. Mary Stich, Mentor Circles Chair, adds “We have removed the burden of content creation and have drafted Discussion Topics and framework for the volunteers to use.  It is a very user-friendly program.”

Posted on: Jul 17, 2020

SAN ANTONIO BAR ASSOCIATION RESOLUTION  Regarding State Bar of Texas President Larry McDougal’s Social Media Comments Concerning The Black Lives Matter Movement

Posted on: Jul 1, 2020

State Bar of Texas and its Legal Services to the Poor in Civil Matters Committee has selected the recipient of the 2020 W. Frank Newton Award to be the Rackspace Legal Team.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2020

SABA Civil District Court Committee Update & Town Hall

Posted on: Jul 1, 2020

2020 saw the San Antonio Bar Association launch the inaugural Food from the Bar—a community service project to benefit the San Antonio Food Bank. This project to raise money, food, and awareness for the San Antonio Food Bank was scheduled for the month of March.

San Antonio’s legal community stepped up, with firms large and small, affinity bar groups, and even the Fourth Court of Appeals volunteering to participate in the program.  On March 14, these groups packed boxes of food at the Food Bank’s warehouse.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2020

Message from the President. 

Posted on: Apr 28, 2020

Three days a week, Missy Kauffman delivers meals to homebound seniors in San Antonio through Meals on Wheels. She also worked for the SA FoodBank at the mass distribution sites.

Missy and her husband, David, are considered by their doctors to be recovered COVID 19 patients. “We are part of a small number of people who got the virus really early on and are now likely immune. After I recovered, I wanted to help and landed on Meals on Wheels and the SA FoodBank."

Posted on: Apr 7, 2020

Page containing all business continuity resources in one place to help you keep track. 

Posted on: Jan 4, 2020

Exercise Your Right to Vote on Proposed Disciplinary Rules

By Marc E. Gravely and Santos Vargas

As lawyers, we are unique among professionals in Texas in that our system of self-governance gives us the right to vote on the people who represent us, the rules that regulate us, and the dues we pay for the right and privilege to practice our profession. This system works best when all lawyers engage in the work of bar governance. In 2021, you will have a chance to do just that.

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