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Nominations Open for Texas Lawyer's 2014 Legal Departments of the Year Award

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Texas Lawyer is seeking nominations for our Legal Departments of the Year award which recognizes the Lone Star State’s top in-house departments in six distinct categories: 1. General; 2. Outside Counsel Management; 3. Technology; 4. Diversity and Quality of Life; 5. Pro Bono and Community Service; and 6. Corporate Compliance.

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The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. , August, 29, 2014.


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