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.
Plans are being finalized for the 2020 TEX-ABOTA Santa Fe CLE program in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. The event will be held June 11-14, 2020 at the Inn & Spa at Loretto. We'll send an email as soon as we have the information on reserving rooms. Please do not...read more
The Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists has selected ALICE OLIVER-PARROTT as the 2019 recipient of TACTAS Lifetime of Excellence in Advocacy Award. She will be honored at a dinner in the Ballroom of Four Seasons (3rd Floor) on Thursday,...read more
The 8th annual TEX-ABOTA James Otis Lecture Series was held on Constitution Day, Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at the Texas State Capitol. Over 100 students and their chaperones and sponsors gathered at the Capitol at 9:00am to hear Prof. H.W. “Bill” Brands speak...read more
The annual TEX-ABOTA James Otis Lecture Series will be held on Constitution Day, Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at the Texas State Capitol at 1100 Congress Ave. in Austin. Prof. H.W. “Bill” Brands will graciously be our speaker again this year. He has a way of...read more
Our 12th annual Santa Fe CLE Roundup & Annual Dinner was held June 27-30 at the Inn & Spa at Loretto. Our attendance tied the attendance from last year, which was a record-setter! We had special guests including ABOTA President, Mike Maguire , Brian Reid, CAL-ABOTA...read more