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State Bar of Texas

Executive Direction

Austin, TX

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the State Bar of Texas. The State Bar of Texas, an administrative agency of the Texas Supreme Court, is a mandatory state bar with over 100,000 members, a staff of 261 and an annual budget in excess of $48M. The Executive Director executes the policies and directives of the 59-member Board of Directors of the State Bar.

Minimum Qualifications:  The following are required of the successful applicant: a law degree from an ABA accredited law school and an active law license in good standing.  Executive and administrative ability with knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to state agencies and attorney membership organizations. Demonstrated skill in dealing with matters of a sensitive, confidential and/or political nature. The position requires extensive travel both in and out of state.

Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. Visit for a full position description, and list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Indications of interest, inquiries, resumes, and nominations should be emailed to Barbara Mendel Mayden, of Young Mayden LLC, at

The State Bar of Texas is an equal opportunity employer.

The University of Texas System Office of General Counsel, invites you and members of your bar affinity groups to review – and, if interested and qualified, respond to – its Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Outside Counsel.  This RFQ was posted on April 19 to the Texas State Business Daily and remains online at bid_show.cfm?bidid=139384.

A few notes about this RFQ:

  • The RFQ is issued to establish a referral list of law firms and attorneys who practice in each of the areas of law identified in the posting.
  • The referral list enables the Office of General Counsel, on behalf of the UT System and the 14 UT institutions, to contract with outside counsel on specific matters during Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019, which begin September 1, 2017, and end August 31, 2019.
  • Before submitting a response, please visit offices/general-counsel/ outside-counsel-rfq-response- instructions, which provides instructions for submitting an online response, a required worksheet, the Outside Counsel Contract template and the Texas Attorney General’s rules concerning outside counsel. 
  • We need only one submission for each law firm, so if your firm is interested, please ensure that it submits only one coordinated response.

DEADLINE FOR FILING RESPONSES:  11:59 p.m. Central on May 22, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact me or our outside counsel coordinator, Carolyn Faulkner, at 512-499-4468 or  We very much look forward to receiving your responses and those of your members.  Enjoy your week!

TARRANT COUNTY is seeking applicants for a Conviction Integrity Attorney.  Salary: $2,557.30 – $3,781.22 Biweekly
To apply:

 DeHay & Elliston, LLP is seeking applicants for a litigation associate position in the Dallas office. The associate will assist with written discovery, draft pleadings and motions, and take depositions. Some out-of-state travel is required. Applicants must be licensed in Texas or Illinois. One to four years of relevant experience is preferred, but applicants with other experience levels will be considered. To be considered for the position, please e-mail your résumé to
(DALLAS DIVISION)The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time magistrate judge position at Dallas. The essential function of courts is to dispense justice. An important component of this function is the creation and maintenance of diversity in the court system. A community’s belief that a court dispenses justice is heightened when the court reflects the community’s racial, ethnic, and gender diversity.Applications must be received on or by May 5, 2017.Click the following link for more information and application instructions

Legal Secretary/AssistantLaw Office of Michael Lowe – Dallas, TX 75201

$35,000 – $42,000 a year

Board Certified Criminal Defense lawyer with 18 years experience in downtown Dallas seeks an assistant. Michael Lowe is a well known and respected criminal defense lawyer handling Federal and State matters throughout Texas. Mr. Lowe has a position open for a legal secretary who can also handle phone calls. Mr. Lowe prefers a Spanish speaking assistant, but Spanish is not required. Work experience is helpful. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a willingness to learn and an interest in helping those accused. A background check will be done.

Job Type: Full-time, Salary: $35,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year, Job Location: Dallas, TX 75201

Required education: High school or equivalent, Required experience: Legal Secretary: 1 year and required language: Spanish

IP Litigation Attorney with Toyota

Toyota’s Business Litigation Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated IP Litigation Attorney. This Attorney will be part of the Business Litigation Group, which handles complex business litigation, including class actions, commercial litigation and arbitrations, intellectual property litigation, government investigations and regulatory matters. This position will report to the Corporate Manager – Assistant General Counsel for Business Litigation.  Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, the person in this role will support the Business Litigation department’s objective to partner closely with the business to achieve TMNA business objectives in a manner that balances legal and business risks and helps preserve brand and reputation

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CAPDS Forensic Project Staff Attorney

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The Law Offices of Houston M. Smith, P.C., a small firm in downtown Terrell, TX, is seeking a highly motivated personal injury litigation attorney. Must have some first chair experience trying jury trial cases to verdict. Qualified candidates will be licensed in Texas for a minimum of 3 years, be technologically savvy, have exceptional analytical, oral and writing skills and have experience taking/defending depositions and drafting/arguing complex dispositive motions. Must be able to take on an immediate caseload in various stages of litigation and hit the ground running. Please submit your cover letter and resume to

Managing Counsel, Business Litigation (Market Rep) with Toyota

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