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Answering the Call: Responding to a Texas Civil Subpoena
TYLA has created this guide to assist Texas lawyers in advising their clients about what subpoenas are, their duty to respond, and how best to respond to a subpoena issued to them by a Texas state or federal civil court.
Answering the Call: Responding to a Texas Criminal Subpoena
TYLA has created this guide to assist Texas lawyers in advising their clients about what criminal subpoenas are, their duty to respond, and how best to respond to a subpoena issued to them by a Texas state or federal court.
Attorney Billing Guide
The purpose of this guide is to assist lawyers in
Lawyers and clients must be able to communicate freely for clients to receive the help they need, and the attorney–client privilege and the work-product doctrine make this possible. This pamphlet explains the basics of both protections, and seeks to teach clients how to avoid common pitfalls
Civility for All
Civility for All encourages students to be respectful, engaged, and
Client Resource Guide
Members of the public look to licensed attorneys for guidance regarding their most important matters. This guide will help you with the important task of client management.
Compassion Fatigue (also known as Secondary Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
The Diversity Toolkit consists of several pieces of the puzzle of having a comprehensive approach to organizational diversity. The four push-cards relate to diversifying relationships, diversifying membership, improving diversity with policies, and improving diversity with projects.
Evicted in Texas: Landlord and Tenant Rights
A video project about housing insecurity in Texas’s major cities, its impacts on landlords and tenants, the eviction process in JP Court, and how young lawyers can get involved to address the problem.
Hiring an Intern
This guide addresses topics and frequently asked questions that employers face when hiring interns. We hope that it proves
to be a helpful resource.
How to do a Pro Bono Clemency Petition
A helpful summary for attorneys volunteering to help eligible inmates.
How To Get Involved In Nonprofit Boards
This resources will guide you through forming a Texas nonprofit, joining a nonprofit board, the many benefits of serving on a nonprofit board, and how to make the most of your experience.
Iconic Women in Legal History
This website focuses on iconic women in our nation’s legal history who have promoted and protected civil rights, fought for equality, and ultimately shaped our present culture.
If I Knew Then: Life Lessons from Legendary Texas Lawyers
TYLA went across this great state and asked some legendary Texas attorneys what made them so great. How they got where they are? What was the life altering moment in their career? We asked these questions in the hope that it would provide an education of sorts or just satisfy our wild curiosities. Their responses are fascinating.
Job Interview Guide
Tips and suggestions for job interviews.
Just In Case
This guide will highlight some of the important things to consider when an attorney becomes incapacitated or deceased. This guide will present a brief overview on the importance of having an up-to-date estate plan as well as address strategies for successfully transitioning a law practice.