Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR) issued the following statement regarding Senate Bill 28 and House Bill 2826, which require transparency when local governments hire outside attorneys on contingency-fee contracts.
AUSTIN—TLR today launched its newly updated and redesigned website, tortreform.com, which serves as a one-stop resource for lawsuit reform news and analysis, as well as the definitive record on Texas’ historic work to make its legal system fair, efficient and accountable.
AUSTIN—TLR today announced Lilyanne McClean will join the organization in April as president, as well as the addition of Marc Watts and Michael Weekley to TLR’s Board of Directors. Dick Weekley and Dick Trabulsi, TLR’s cofounders and longtime leaders of the United States’ pre-eminent lawsuit reform movement, will continue to lead TLR’s day-to-day operations as senior chairman and chairman, respectively.
AUSTIN – Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR) today issued the following statement regarding Speaker Joe Straus’ decision not to run for reelection to the Texas House of Representatives:
“Speaker Straus has been a steadfast champion for a fair, efficient and accessible legal system in Texas, and his support has been critical in helping Texas enact common-sense lawsuit reforms during every session in which he served as speaker,” TLR President Richard J. Trabulsi Jr. said. “Speaker Straus is a gentleman, and his civility has been a hallmark of his public service. We wish him, Julie and their family the best in this new chapter.”