Message From The Chair

Welcome to the website of the Consumer & Commercial Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

Are you interested in section leadership? Are you interested in serving on the Consumer & Commercial Law Section Council? The nominating committee of the Consumer and Commercial Law Section Council is soliciting nominations for Council positions. 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, paula@ppiercelaw.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 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019. Information about the Section:

Our section is comprised of attorneys who practice or have an interest in consumer and commercial law and strives to promote civility and professionalism in the practice of law and also to serve as a resource by providing helpful information about consumer issues to the public.

If you are a licensed Texas lawyer or law student, you are eligible to join the Section.

All members receive

  • a free subscription to the Section’s acclaimed Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law – edited by Professor Emeritus Richard Alderman and published by the Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law Center;
  • access to the section’s listserv where members post questions and receive comments from other members including some of the most knowledgeable and experienced consumer law attorneys in Texas;
  • a free subscription to the Lexology newsfeed featuring articles on recent decisions, timely topics and trends in consumer and commercial law; and
  • discounted attendance at select CLE programs including the annual Advanced Consumer & Commercial Law Seminar.

Whether you are a first year or seasoned lawyer, practicing as a solo or with a large firm, based in metropolitan, suburban or rural Texas, we invite you to join the Section today.  

Sincerely,

Esther Chavez, Chair

Consumer & Commercial Law Section

State Bar of Texas