State Bar of Texas Podcast
The State Bar of Texas Podcast is a monthly show featuring news and discussions relevant to the legal profession, from the latest industry trends and caselaw to practice tips and State Bar programs. Host Rocky Dhir, attorney and CEO of Dallas-based Atlas Legal Research, invites thought leaders and innovators to share their insight and knowledge on what matters to practitioners.
Sylvia Borunda Firth and Pablo Almaguer share their backgrounds and what they hope to bring to the State Bar of Texas presidency.
Teresa Valderrama offers guidance for employers as they navigate challenges arising from the coronavirus crisis.
Tamera Bennett shares insights from her career as an entertainment lawyer in Texas.
Anna Rol shares the many benefits of the Dallas Bar Association’s Transition to Law Practice Program.
Shawn Tuma, Warren Harris, and Beth Johnson discuss legal developments across 2019 in cyber law and data security, appellate practice, and family law respectively.
Buck Files and Kenda Culpepper discuss the history of the Texas Lawyer’s Creed.
Amy Boardman Hunt and Gene Major offer lawyers pro perspectives on how to market your practice effectively AND responsibly.
Terry Bentley Hill and Chris Ritter share their passion for helping attorneys learn how to recognize depression and get help for those at risk for self-harm.
In this State Bar of Texas Podcast, TYLA leaders Victor Flores, Britney Harrison, and Sally Pretorius answer questions submitted at the State Bar of Texas new lawyers swearing-in ceremony.
394th Judicial District Judge Roy Ferguson discusses the unanticipated social changes that judges have to contend with after ascending to the bench.
Josh Team, president of Keller Williams, addresses how lawyers can play an integral role in helping companies keep pace with the rapid pace of tech innovation.
State Bar of Texas president Randy Sorrels and Houston Bar Association president Benny Agosto, Jr. share what to expect from their terms in office and why they both prioritize developing a more diverse bar.
Asha Rangappa discusses the history, current status, and a possible solution to our country’s problems with disinformation and “fake news”.
Wil Haygood, award winning author, explores his book, Showdown, to give listeners an in depth perspective about why he wrote it.
Amy Starnes, Hannah Allison, Jennifer Dunham, and Eric Quitugua recommend their favorite places to eat in Austin.
Tom Leatherbury and Ted Boutrous explore the ramifications of the phrase “fake news” and what can be done to restore confidence in the press.
Judge Audrey Moorehead shares tips from her presentation on how to ‘Get Paid and Have a Life’.
Penny Robe of Robe Law Firm discusses the ethical ways to bringing on a contract lawyer, and how the ABA and Texas rules differ.
Larry Gibbs of Miller & Chevalier discusses the matter of America’s rising national debt and urges citizens to take interest and take action to address it.
Elliot Mayén and Brent Turman discuss attributes of Kanye West as a rapper, has to help lawyers in the courtroom.
David McCraw of the New York Times discusses the state of the free press, the impact of new tech on journalism, and the challenges we face in the future.
Judge Roy Ferguson of the Texas 394th Judicial District talks with host Rocky Dhir about the mistakes he sees lawyers make that put their clients’ recovery at great risk.
Lia Davis and Jake Monty share their thoughts on how lawyers can better serve a diverse client base.
Noah Zandan discusses how his company uses advanced data analytics to help people better convey their ideas and messages.
Andrew Tolchin and Michelle Cheng discuss their work with the Texas Lawyers Facebook Group and how they’re building a healthier, stronger legal community for Texas.
Evan Thomas talks about what he learned writing "First: Sandra Day O’Connor" and shares anecdotes and lessons learned from his deep dive into her work and private life.
Joe K. Longley and Trey Apffel discuss what attendees can expect at this year’s annual meeting.
Suzanne Anderson talks about her career as a trial attorney with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Wayne Schiess discusses his most recent book, “Legal Writing Nerd: Be One,” and gives tips on what lawyers can incorporate to better their writing skills.
Mike Farris talks about his career as an entertainment lawyer and book author.
Rocky Dhir talks with Leah Teague, associate dean at Baylor University Law School, about leadership and the importance of attorneys taking on the role.
Rocky Dhir looks back at some key moments from the podcast throughout 2018.
Kendyl Hanks and Kristen Vander-Plas, two of the cofounders of @LadyLawyerDiary, discuss how their Twitter account has become a forum for women in the legal industry.
William Kruse and Shruti Krishnan talk about their experiences as in-house counsels.
Kimi Jackson talks about the work she does for the South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR).
Judge Don Willett talks about how he became the Tweeter Laureate of Texas and give tips for other judges who want to use social media as a platform.
Frank Stevenson talks about him stepping down from his role as immediate past president of the State Bar of Texas.
Sally Pretorius is the new president of the Texas Young Lawyers Association and on today's show she talks about the projects she will be working on during her term.
Craig Ball talks about the importance of evidence preservation for tablets and smart phones.
Tune in as the State Bar Annual Meeting 2018 continues with these next three episodes on the State Bar of Texas Podcast.
In today's episode, Rudy Metayer and Erich Birch talk about the bar initiatives.
Doug Brinkley and Talmage Boston discuss the 1968 a tumultuous year and what made it become American history and how lawyers can learn from this time period.
John Strohmeyer and Teresa Waldrop talk about why podcasts are useful and how effective they can be to help improve your practice.
Jason Smith talks about what new technology faces in the legal industry.
Ron Chichester discusses how computers have become an integral part of our lives and what this means for the law of computers.
Tiffany Haas and Johanna Schroeder discuss about how paralegals can be invaluable to attorneys.
Matt Crockett talks about his own textbook and how it helped both him and his students.
John Browning talks about pitfalls seen from using social media and what lawyers can do to avoid them.
Pamela Buchmeyer joins us today to talk about the role of humor in the legal profession. as well as discussing her late father, Jerry Buchmeyer, and his column, which is now hers.
Donna Serdula explains how she became the LinkedIn queen and how attorneys can use the platform to build their brand.
Joseph Crespino explains points in his book called “Atticus Finch: The Biography,” and how he got inspired to write about it.
Rocky Dhir’s dual interest in innovation and the law prompted him to establish Atlas Legal Research, LP in 2000....
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