U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (TX-13) Announces Retirement

Amarillo, Texas– U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (TX-13) released the following statement: “It has been a great honor to serve the people of the 13th District of Texas as their congressman for the last 25 years.  They have given me opportunities to serve the nation in ways I could have never imagined, including as Chairman of the House Armed Services…

TCJL 2019 Legislators of the Year

TCJL is honored to recognize the following legislators for their outstanding service to the Texas civil justice system during the 2019 legislative session. Representative Jeff Leach (R-Plano). As Chair of the House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee, Representative Leach handled some of the most complex and important legislation of the session with patience, grace…

Governor Abbott Names Jeffrey Oldham General Counsel

Governor Greg Abbott today named Jeff Oldham as General Counsel to the Governor following the confirmation by the U.S. Senate of Andrew Oldham to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Jeff Oldham (no relation) previously worked as a private practice attorney at Bracewell LLP in Houston, TX. In that role, Jeff presented…

TCJL PAC Releases 2018 Texas Primary Judicial Endorsements

TCJL PAC Releases 2018 Texas Primary Judicial Endorsements TCJL PAC Releases 2018 Texas Primary Judicial Endorsements [pdf-embedder url=”https://tcjl.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/180205-TCJLPAC-Judicial-Endorsements-1.pdf” title=”TCJL PAC...

Speaker Straus Appoints Erben to Texas Ethics Commission

Speaker Straus Appoints Erben to Texas Ethics Commission   AUSTIN – Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Thursday appointed Austin attorney Randy Erben to the Texas Ethics Commission. Erben will replace Chase Untermeyer, whose term has expired. The Speaker of the...

Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff

Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff Governor Greg Abbott today announced changes to his senior staff as the transition to the interim and preparations for the 2019 legislative session begin to take place. The Governor’s long-time Chief of Staff, Daniel...

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