New Chairs and Treasurer’s Orientation July 25, 2016

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Orientation Materials:

1 Agenda –

Agenda Chair Orientation

Reimbursement Form 2016

2 Leadership –

Justice Incubator

SBOT MasterCalendar 16-17

3 Board of Directors –

Board Adviser Assignments

Board of Directors

Section Representatives to the Board

4 ATJ-Legal Aid –

Sample Scholarship Application

Sample Internship Application

Sample Grant Criteria

Sample Grant Application

Pro Bono in a Nutshell

5 A Year In the Life of a Sections Chair –

C of C Section Slides

Reminder Calendar 2016-17 Final

6 Legislative –

Policy Manual Part VIII

Legislative Timetable

7 Office of Legal Counsel –

John – State Bar Legal Counsel

Strategic Plan FY 16-17

Supreme Court Rules Governing the Bar

State Bar Rules

State Bar Act

Public Information Act

Board Policy Manual

8 Archives –

Preserving Your Section’s Heritage

9 Sections Accounting –

Treasurer Orientation PPT


Sales Tax

Account Management Services

2016 Treasurer Guide

10 Meetings –

Texas Law Center Parking

Texas Law Center Meetings

Guide to Meeting Rules of Order

11 Sections Department –

Model Bylaws

Meeting & CLE Planning Deadlines

Annual Meeting Deadlines June 2017

2016 What We Do for Sections

Hit the Ground Running PPT

12 Eblasts and Electronic Newsletters

Marketing Tips for Success

Eblast Examples: 
Sections Sponsored CLE Course
Social or Reception

13 Research & Analysis –

State Bar Statistical Profile

State Bar Membership Statistical Profile

Section Comparison Report

Minority Statistical Profile

2015 Status of Women

2015 Status of Minorities

Sample Demographic Report

14 Texas Bar CLE –

What We Do for Sections 2015

What We Do

15 Member Benefits for Texas Attorneys –

Texas Bar Insurance Exchange

Member Benefits Flyer

16 Young Lawyers –

TYLA at a Glance

New Lawyers 16-17 Membership App

Law Students 16-17 Membership App

17 Texas Bar Journal –


Ad Size Requirements

17 MCLE –

Accreditation and Information