The Committee on Disciplinary Rules and Referenda (CDRR) has published proposed rules changes regarding confidentiality/ethics advice and diminished capacity.

These were also printed in the (September) Texas Bar Journal and the (August 31) Texas Register. A public hearing on the proposed rules will be held at 10 a.m. October 10, 2018, at the Texas Law Center in Austin.

The public can listen via teleconference at 1-605-475-5604, Passcode: 2870504#

The committee also will accept comments concerning the proposed rules through November 1, 2018. Comments can be submitted at

The committee was created by Government Code section 81.0872 and is responsible for overseeing the initial process for proposing a disciplinary rule. For more information, go to