Our New Member Oath
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OATH OF OFFICE OF TEXAS ABOTA CHAPTER MEMBERS
Please raise your right hand.
Do you solemnly swear or affirm that in becoming a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, that you will support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, including the Seventh Amendment thereto;
Further, that you will uphold and follow the Constitution and Bylaws governing the American Board of Trial Advocates, and will carry out the purposes of the organization to the full extent of your ability, including conducting yourself with integrity and civility in dealing and communicating with the Court and all parties; and
Finally, that you will faithfully discharge the duties of membership upon which you are about to enter?
[Response]: “I do.”
[Announcement]: Having taken the Oath of Membership, I now declare you to be an official member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, CHAPTER Chapter, effective this DAY day of MONTH, YEAR.
The annual TEX-ABOTA James Otis Lecture Series is going virtual and will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Prof. H.W. "Bill" Brands will graciously be our speaker again this year. He presents the Constitution and its meaning and values, in a way that leaves the...read more
Dear TEX-ABOTA member:I’m sending this email today on a singularly important issue, and I hope that you will take the time to read this entire email. At its recent national board meeting, ABOTA adopted the following resolution regarding racism:ABOTA opposes racial...read more
San Antonio Chapter Newsletter July-August 2020.read more
TEX-ABOTA has once again come to the defense of a judge whom it believes to have been treated unfairly by the media, State District Judge Eric Moye of the 14th Judicial District Court. The case involved the sentencing of a salon owner for violating the orders of...read more
4/1/20 Regretfully, the TEX-ABOTA annual gathering in Santa Fe must be canceled for this year for obvious reasons. Dicky Grigg deserves thanks once again for putting together a great group of speakers, and hopefully things will return to normal so we can hear them...read more