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May 26, 2020
COSA Webinar - Todd Clark

Join Todd Clark as he presents “Client Confidentiality in Counsel Communications” with Kristen Clark of TASB Legal Services. 


School attorneys communicate with a variety of other attorneys while representing school districts. This webinar examines ethical issues that arise in communications with other counsel, including opposing counsel, general counsel, agency attorneys, colleagues, board members who are attorneys, or state association counsel. The webinar will consider issues, such as client confidentiality, implied authorization, organizational clients, listserv or forum discussions, and shared representation.


 This Webinar will be held on Wednesday, June 17th from 1:30-2:45PM (CST).

April 20, 2020
Major Jennifer Carroll Helping Food Bank during COVID-19 Pandemic

We're so proud of all of our attorneys who are making a difference in their communities, especially during a time like this.


Our very own Jennifer Carroll, an attorney in our Irving office and also a Major in the Air National Guard, is helping the Tarrant Area Food Bank with the distribution of food to families facing hardship brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. We're so proud that she is a part of our professional family, as she truly lives out our culture of making a difference in our communities.


You can watch her being interviewed by Fox 4 News Dallas-Fort Worth here.

April 1, 2020
Leandra Costilla Ortiz has become a Shareholder

We are pleased to announce that Leandra Costilla Ortiz in our Rio Grande Valley office has become a Shareholder in the firm. Please join us in congratulating her on the professional achievement!

March 18, 2020
COVID-19 & Our Commitment to You

In these uncertain times, Walsh Gallegos remains committed to the mission our firm was founded on over 36 years ago—to make a positive difference in public education. 

The work we do to serve our clients is critically important and we take our responsibility very seriously. We have enacted a business continuity program that protects the safety and health of our employees and their families while ensuring that we continue to provide the highest level of services to our clients. Moving forward, you can access us as you always have and receive the same level of excellent service as you always have. We know that your first priority is the health and safety of your students, your staff and your community.


We are staying up to date, hour by hour, and are ready to guide you through all the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting your school district. We’re already assisting several of our clients through all areas of operations, including: how to protect and serve your students/employees, guidance in governance, requirements and actions needed around special education, and the implications with facilities & business and how to ensure your projects stay on track during this time.

March 2, 2020
Walsh Gallegos Supports Students Across Texas at TASB's Governance Camp

For over a decade now, we have had the honor of sponsoring students all across Texas through TASB's Governance Camp (formerly known as "Winter Governance"). Each year we donate scholarships to four outstanding students and they get to share their public education journey during a panel discussion at the conference, which is led by Paula Maddox Roalson (pictured with the students in the photo above). Our Houston team (pictured in the photo below in the following order: Blake Henshaw, Morgan Beam, Melanie Charleston, Christina Henshaw, & Felcia Jimenez) can't wait to be a part of this event in 2021!


Email [email protected] to learn how students can apply for the scholarship opportunity.

February 21, 2020
Walsh Gallegos Presents at the 2020 TASBO Annual Conference

If you plan on attending the Texas Association of School Business Officials Annual Conference in Houston, check out our presentations:



  • 3.4.20 | 2:45-3:45PM | "Keeping Up with Technology - Contracting to Protect Student Information and Data Security" -  Liz Nelson & Trilby Argubright


January 23, 2020
TASA Midwinter Presentation - Jim Walsh & Morgan Beam

Join Jim Walsh and Morgan Beam as they present “What Administrators Need to Know from the 86th Legislation Session”.  It will be in Room ACC, Ballroom E from 1:00 – 2:00 pm on Monday, January 27th.

For further information about the law firm: contact Diana Stangl at 512-454-6864 at the firm's principal office in Austin, Texas