Danger Ahead! – Will Your New Estate Planning Associate Know Texas Law?
61-1 Real Est., Prob., & Tr. L. Rep., at 38 (2023)
4 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2023
Date Written: January 18, 2023
The Texas Bar Examination has changed and may change again. Recent conversations with Texas estate planning attorneys have revealed a lack of knowledge of current and upcoming changes to the Texas Bar Examination, which are likely to result in first-year associates lacking even basic understanding of Texas wills and trusts concepts. This article explains how this situation has developed, the steps you may take to hire Texas law-prepared associates, and how you may influence the future of the bar exam.
Keywords: Texas, Bar Examination, UBE, NextGen, Estate Planning, Attorney, Lawyer, Law Student
JEL Classification: K11
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