November 2013 | Volume 76, No. 10
The Texas Bar Journal examines social media within the legal world, from advertising on the web and setting up a Facebook page to the do’s and don’ts of blogging and cases in which social media affected the outcome of trials.
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Bar Update: State Bar of Texas Board of Directors Report
Look Back in Texas Bar Journal History: “Gee, Charlie, What was
to practice before there were fax machines?”
By Charles A. Beckham Jr.
Conversation With Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson
Interview by Hannah Kiddoo
Social Media 101
How the TYLA Pocket Guide helps lawyers navigate an uncharted digital world.
By Arden Ward
How to walk the fine ethical line in the age of social media.
By John Browning
What attorneys need to know about advertising rules and social media.
By Al Harrison and Gene Major
How writing, liking, tweeting, blogging, commenting, and joining the conversation will foster trust—and build your practice.
By Colin O’Keefe
How cellphones and social media are impacting the law—from jurors tweeting during trial to prosecutors texting judges.
By Carson R. Guy
- Social Media 101
Why attorneys and judges need to be aware of the serious consequences of the rendering of affirmative findings in appropriate cases.
By John B. Stevens Jr.
Protecting the rights of those who fought to protect ours.
By Hannah Kiddoo
- Supreme Court of Texas Order: Approval of Amendments to Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure and Internal Operating Procedures of the Commission for Lawyer Discipline
- Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Order: Amendments to the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure
Firm: Witness Preparation Program
Why getting your clients ready for trial—from educating them on the legal repercussions of testimony to teaching them about the implications of body language—is so critical to winning a case.
By Ted Weiss
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