MAY 2012 • VOLUME 75, NUMBER 5 DEPARTMENTS 358 360 362 364 400 404 408 410 412 416 417 418 Spectrum Letters to the Editor President’s Opinion Technology TYLA President’s Opinion Disciplinary Actions Lawyers on the Move Memorials Classifieds Laurels Client Page Back Page ON THE COVER The State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting heads to Houston June 14-15, 2012, for two full days of quality CLE and outstanding speakers. For a full schedule of CLE and to register, visit texasbar.com/annualmeeting . FEATURES 366 Loss Causation in the Fifth Circuit: U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Fifth Circuit Trend BY KARA ALTENBAUMER-PRICE 374 Excerpt from Raising the Bar: The Crucial Role of the Lawyer in Society BY TALMAGE BOSTON 378 Practicing Law in Texas: Exploring Patterns of Growth and Employment BY STEVE FISCHER 388 The Changing Face of the State Bar BY PATRICIA L. GARCIA 392 Making the Transition: A Mentoring Case Study BY JOHN BROWNING AND ROBERT BOGDANOWICZ III 396 Practice Ready: Dallas’ New Public Law School Moves Forward BY JUDY L. MARCHMAN 398 Ethics Opinion No. 614 402 Solo/Small Firm: How Lawyers Can Handle Bad Reviews and Complaints on Social Media BY DEBRA BRUCE The Texas Bar Journal (ISSN 0040-4187) is published monthly, except August, by the State Bar of Texas, 1414 Colorado, Austin, TX 78701, as a service to the profession. One copy of each issue is furnished to members as part of their State Bar dues. Subscription price to others, $12 (including sales tax); $15 to foreign countries. Single copies, $2.50 each (including sales tax). Periodicals Postage Paid at Austin, Texas and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Texas Bar Journal , P .O. Box 12487, Austin, Texas 78711-2487. Canadian Publication Agreement No. 40778512. Returns to: Station A, Box 54, Windsor ON N9A 6J5.