Law Students

TYLA is committed to providing future Texas lawyers valuable resources as you prepare for your law career.

Financial Resources Guide for a Public Interest Career
This pamphlet provides a summary of strategies and resources that law students may find useful when determining whether to pursue a career in government or public interest law.

Keys to Law Student Success - The Unclassified Story

Experienced Attorneys Opening Doors for Newly Licensed Attorneys. MYTHS BUSTED

National Trial Competition
The National Trial Competition was established in 1975 to encourage and strengthen students' advocacy skills through quality competition and valuable interaction with members of the bench and bar.

State Moot Court Competition
Open to all ABA-accredited law schools in Texas and held in connection with the State Bar Annual Meeting. The Texas Supreme Court or the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presides over the final round (depending on whether it is a civil or criminal problem).


Diversity Scholarship Program

Joseph Pritchard Inn Scholarship

April 22, 2015
Passing the Bar: A Study Guide
Passing the Bar: A Study Guide

The bar exam – the last hurdle you must jump before becoming a licensed lawyer. I remember feeling relieved that I was "almost there" yet terrified that everything came down to one test. Three years (or maybe more) of lectures, papers, and exams came down to one three-day exam...

Grievance and Malpractice 101
Grievance and Malpractice 101

No lawyer ever wants to receive a grievance or malpractice claim. But most lawyers are likely to receive at least one of these claims throughout their law career. This pocket guide will provide practical tips and resources on how to avoid and deal with these issues.

Social Media 101
Social Media 101

Are there restrictions on what a lawyer can post to social media? Are social media posts considered advertisements? Are other social media activities such as "friending" regulated? This guide is intended to help you better understand the rules governing lawyer communications in social media.