Voting is now open for the 2017 State Bar of Texas and Texas Young Lawyers Association election. Members will vote for State Bar of Texas and TYLA president-elect April 3 to May 2. The deadline to cast your online vote is 5 p.m. CT, Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
The State Bar of Texas election for State Bar and TYLA presidents-elect and local district directors is underway. Please encourage members of your local bar association to vote in this election.
Below is information we ask you to consider including on your website, in emails, and in other communications. Thank you in advance for your assistance in helping us get out the vote.
State Bar and TYLA Election Underway
Take a Few Minutes to Vote
The State Bar and Texas Young Lawyers Association election for presidents-elect and district directors is underway. Please take time to learn about the candidates and vote! Email ballots and paper ballots were distributed April 3 and voting continues through May 2. It is easy and only takes a couple of minutes.
Click here to go to the election page and vote.
The State Bar Board of Directors approved Chad Baruch of Dallas and Laura Bellegie Sharp of Austin as candidates for president-elect. Joe K. Longley of Austin was later certified as a petition candidate for president-elect. The winner will serve as president of the State Bar of Texas from June 2018 to June 2019. Information about the candidates can be accessed at the State Bar website or from the election page.