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Hays County Bar Association hosts conference

Registration is open for the seventh annual Hays County Bench Bar Conference on October 13 at Camp Lucy in Dripping Springs. The Hays County Bar Association hosts the conference in partnership with the Caldwell County and Comal County bar associations. The event will feature county court judges, state appellate judges, and other speakers and will … Continue Reading

SXSW CLE Wrap-up Part 3: Ethical pitfalls in entertainment law

Ethical dilemmas can arise in all areas of law, but the entertainment field can be fraught with them. If they're not careful, attorneys can run afoul of rules governing the attorney-client relationship, conflicts of interest, attorney compensation, and simultaneous representation, among others, speakers said Friday during a South by Southwest continuing legal education session.… Continue Reading

ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20

At its October 2011 meeting in Denver, Colorado, the Commission decided to bifurcate its presentation of proposals to the ABA House of Delegates to help facilitate that entity's considered action on a significant number of complex and diverse subjects.… Continue Reading

A Milestone for Legal Ethics in Texas

Happy Birthday to the Texas Lawyer’s Creed! The Creed contains principles for civility and courtesy between lawyers and honesty in statements to judges and lawyers and was promulgated in 1989 by both the Supreme Court of Texas and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. On Thursday, Nov. 5, two former justices of the Texas Supreme Court … Continue Reading
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