January 2014 | Volume 77, No. 1
The Texas Bar Journal examines the significant legal developments that took place during the past year, from new U.S. Supreme Court opinions on antitrust cases to legislative changes to the Texas Tax Code.
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- Meet the Board of Editors
2013 Bar Exam High Scorer Remarks: We’re Just Getting Started
By Tom Owens
the “Yutes” From an Old Lawyer
A few things I wish I had known straight out of law school.
By Jack E. Fields
Are you ready for the e-filing mandate?
By David Slayton and Megan LaVoie
Bar Private Insurance Exchange
An update on important deadlines—and how members are using the health care online marketplace.
By the Texas Bar Journal Staff
The NCAA has used the names and likenesses of some players during and after their collegiate athletic careers without compensating them. In 2009, former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon sued—and others have followed suit. Do they have a case?
By J. Alexander Johnson
People, Places, and Things About the State Bar of Texas and the
Year in Review
- Lawyer Snapshots
Court of Texas Order: Order Adopting Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 21c
and Amendments to Texas Rules of Civil Procedure 4, 21, 21a, 45, 57, and
502; Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure 6, 9, and 48; and the Supreme
Court Order Directing the Form of the Appellate Record
Court of Criminal Appeals Order: Order Adopting Amendments to the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure
Court of Texas Order: Order Approving Forms for Expedited Foreclosure
- Ethics Opinion 639
Firm: Time’s a Wastin’
A solo practitioner’s take on how to stay organized.
By James E. Brill
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