Summary
State Bar of Texas is an administrative agency of the judicial department that aids the Texas Supreme Court in the court\\'s regulation of the practice of law in Texas|Government Code section 81.019 pertains to the election of officers to the Texas State Bar Board of Directors|Government Code subsection 81.019(c) is not an exception to State Bar of Texas election rules or its Board\\'s policies, but rather is a specific legislative requirement as to what the \\"election rules must permit\\"|Government Code subsection 81.019(c) does not exempt president-elect write-in candidates from State Bar election rules and Board policies|Enforceability of sections 2.01.04 and 2.01.05 of Texas State Bar Board of Director\\'s Policy Manual relating to Board eligibility requirements|Sitting members of Texas State Bar Board of Directors are precluded from being nominated for president-elect under Board policy|Texas State Bar rule article IV, section 11(B) does not prohibit sitting Board members from being nominated for president-elect by petition|To the extent that Texas State Bar Board of Directors\\' policies conflict with State Bar rules or statutes regarding eligibility of certain members to stand for election for president-elect, such policies are unenforceable|State Bar of Texas, Texas Supreme Court exercises administrative control over and promulgates rules which govern the State Bar|State Bar of Texas board of directors is the governing and policy-making body within the State Bar. To the extent that State Bar board of directors policies conflict with State Bar rules or statutes regarding eligibility of certain members to stand for election for president-elect, such policies are unenforceable|Supreme Court of Texas exercises administrative control over and promulgates rules which govern the Texas State Bar
Opinion File
Opinion File
  • ga0995.pdf