Consumer and commercial law encompasses a broad range of practice areas including banking, bankruptcy, mortgages/foreclosure, landlord/tenant, debtor/creditor issues, secured transactions, sales, DTPA, residential construction, manufactured housing, contracts, insurance, consumer credit, negotiable instruments, identity theft, consumer privacy, and credit reporting. The Section is an ideal place to network with attorneys from both the plaintiff and defense bars while enjoying section benefits such as the Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law.
The Mark Kincaid Insurance Law Memorial Lecture is presented each year at the Section’s annual Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law seminar as an enduring tribute to Mark Kincaid’s untiring advocacy on behalf of fairness and justice for all and to honor his legacy of dedicated service to family, community, and the legal profession.
The nominating committee of the Consumer and If you have ideas for improving the Section’s services to members and the community, please consider serving. Council members serve a three year term. You may nominate yourself or someone else. To make a nomination, please send an email to Section Secretary, Paula Pierce, firstname.lastname@example.org.
To make a nomination, please send an email to Committee Chair, Paula Pierce, email@example.com. Your nomination email should include the name and contact information for the nominee and a short description of your reasons for making the nomination. Nominations must be received more than a month in advance of the Section’s annual meeting to be considered by the nominating committee, or nominations can be made in person at the annual meeting. This year’s meeting will be by email. Each Section member should receive an email describing how to make an email floor nomination this year.
The Consumer and Commercial Law Section of the Texas State Bar announces the Craig Jordan Consumer Protection Writing Competition for 2020.