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Free the lawyers!

By The Record | Apr 30, 2019

Early this month, several Texas attorneys filed suit against the State Bar Board of Directors, arguing that being obliged to pay dues to the bar violates their First Amendment rights. State Attorney General Ken Paxton has since filed a brief in support of that suit.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Pax­ton Com­mends Gov­er­nor Abbott’s Appoint­ment of Assis­tant Texas Solic­i­tor Gen­er­al Kristofer Mon­son to Chief Admin­is­tra­tive Law Judge

By Press release submission | Mar 25, 2019

Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded Governor Greg Abbott’s appointment of current Texas Assistant Solicitor General Kristofer Monson to Chief Administrative Law Judge for the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). The Chief Administrative Law Judge oversees SOAH, which is a forum for the conduct of adjudicative hearings in the executive branch of state government.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Pax­ton Applauds Pres­i­dent Trump’s Nom­i­na­tion of Texas Deputy First Assis­tant Attor­ney Gen­er­al Brant­ley Starr to a U.S. Dis­trict Court in Dallas

By Press release submission | Mar 11, 2019

Attorney General Ken Paxton today commended President Trump’s nomination of current Texas Deputy First Assistant Attorney General Brantley Starr to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas in Dallas.

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