Notices and Announcements

Volume 10, Issue 10

2015 Outstanding Government Lawyer Award

Congratulations to Marcus Norris on his receipt of this year’s Outstanding Government Lawyer Award! The Government Law Section of the State Bar gives this annual award to lawyers who exemplify the ideals of dedication, professionalism, and ethics in service that have benefited the public or a governmental entity.  Read more about Mr. Norris here.

IMLA Salary Survey Report is Available

Released in February 2015, IMLA’s 2014 Compensation Report includes salary data for the following job classifications: chief legal officer, deputy chief legal officer, managing attorney, senior assistant (20+ Years), assistant IV (15-20yrs), assistant III (10-15yrs), assistant II (5-10 Years), assistant I (1-5 years), new lawyer with judicial clerkship, new lawyer with law review, new lawyer, paralegal, legal assistant, law clerk, and secretary.  For order forms, please email

Members: $199
Non-Members: $499


The 2015 TCAA Summer Conference and the 2014 TCAA Summer Conference Sessions are Available Online

The TCAA Online Seminars are FREE, allowing TCAA members who are city attorneys, assistant city attorneys, or attorneys who regularly practice municipal law to view videos of past seminars in a singlesession format. Viewing of the session allows attorneys to receive participatory CLE credit with the State Bar. To view available seminars, please visit (Use the case-sensitive password “FreeCLE” to gain access to the sessions.)

If you would like to have an article considered for publication in the TCAA newsletter, please send your request to Christy Drake-Adams at