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Texas Bar launches counterattack in legal fight to stop collection of mandatory dues

By David Yates | May 14, 2019

AUSTIN - The State Bar of Texas has launched an all-out offensive, firing a barrage of filings yesterday in hopes of killing a lawsuit brought by three attorneys who contend paying mandatory dues violates their First Amendment rights.

Texas Bar Board sued by Bar members, attorneys argue forced funding of ‘diversity’ initiatives, other programs, is unconstitutional

By David Yates | Mar 7, 2019

AUSTIN – Compelling Lone Star attorneys to pay dues to the State Bar of Texas in order to fund “diversity” initiatives and legislative programs violates their First Amendment rights, according to a recently filed lawsuit.

Van Dyke agrees to 1-year suspension of law license

By David Yates | Feb 26, 2019

AUSTIN – The same attorney who filed a $100 million defamation lawsuit against a man who labeled him a drug addict and white nationalist has agreed to a one-year suspension of his law license for making threats against the same individual.

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