President's Opinion

 

Sally Pretorius
President, Texas Young Lawyers Association

 

July 1, 2018
Oldies but Goodies...

Out with the old, in with the new.” “Moving on to bigger and better things.” “Breaking new ground.” These are all common clichés trotted out when new opportunities present themselves. Sometimes, they’re also a nice way of us telling current leadership to move on over (just kidding, Baili Rhodes! You did an amazing job and we can only hope to live up to the next-to-impossible standard set forth during your year).

June 1, 2018
I'm So Excited

Words cannot begin to describe how excited I am about the upcoming bar year. The very thought of helping lead the Texas Young Lawyers Association and working with such amazing people leaves me feeling like Selena in the movie—“Me siento muy … excited”—basically speechless and full of emotions (although I can’t sing and dance like her). That excitement is also a little scary and overwhelming. How will I continue to meet my clients’ needs? How will I maintain my relationships with my family, my friends, and my husband? How will I live up to the leaders before me? How will we be able to serve the young lawyers  of the great state of Texas?

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