Texas Lawyers’ Professional Ethics

texas lawyers professional ethicsTexas Lawyers’ Professional Ethics
- A project of the Texas Young Lawyers Association
- 1 volume; softbound
- Copyright ©2007
- 526 Pages
- $45.00

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From the Texas Young Lawyers Association and TexasBarBooks!

This helpful 526-page desk reference brings together in one convenient volume materials concerning legal ethics applicable to law practice in Texas. Texas Lawyers’ Professional Ethics will be an invaluable addition to any legal library and an aid to any lawyer faced with ethical considerations in the day-to-day practice of law.

Purchase of the book includes a CD-ROM with the entire book as a fully word-searchable PDF. Internal cross-references, summaries of ethics opinions, comparison tables, tables of contents, and the index are all hyperlinked. The file also contains, in addition to links to Internet URLs and e-mail addresses, external links to Texas cases cited and the opinions of the Committee on Professional Ethics of the Supreme Court of Texas.

“Ethics and professional responsibility should be of paramount concern to all lawyers. Given the public’s skepticism of lawyers, the conduct of every attorney reflects on the profession. For this reason, this book is as timely today as it was when initially published in 1979 and revised in 1986 and 1997.”
from the introduction by David Anderson, 2007-08 Co-Chair TYLA Member Services and Outreach Committee

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CONTENTS

Letter from Texas Young Lawyers Association

1. Commentary on the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Governing the Duties between Lawyer and Client
William J. Chriss and John F. Sutton, Jr.

2. Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct

3. Summaries of the Opinions of the Committee on Professional Ethics, State Bar of Texas

4. Index to Ethics Opinions and the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct

5. Comparison Tables for Current and Former Texas Disciplinary Rules of ProfessionaL Conduct

6. Commentary on the Texas Attorney Discipline System
Stephanie Strolle

7. Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure

8. Processing a Grievance

9. A Guide to the Texas Lawyer’s Creed: A Mandate for Professionalism
Eugene A. Cook, Fred Hagans, and James H. Holmes, III

10. The Texas Lawyer’s Creed—A Mandate for Professionalism

11. Commentary on Lawyer Advertising Rules
Gene Major

12. Internal Procedural Rules of the Board of Disciplinary Appeals

13. Texas Access to Justice Foundation Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Program
Joyce Lindsey

14. Texas Minimum Continuing Legal Education Rules (Article XII, State Bar Rules)

Disk Documentation