Join local bars and the State Bar of Texas in celebrating the Texas Day of Civility in the Law from noon to 1:30 p.m. CDT on September 17 via Zoom. Register here.
The free CLE webinar will feature keynote speaker Judge Carl Stewart of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and panelists Jennifer Brown, chief legal officer, Baylor Scott & White Health; Dr. Cindy Pladziewicz, J.D., Ph.D.; Allen Pusey, senior editor of The Texas Lawbook and former editor and publisher of the ABA Journal; the Hon. Carolyn Wright, retired chief justice of the 5th District Court of Appeals; and moderator Douglas S. Lang, of Dorsey & Whitney LLP and former justice of the 5th District Court of Appeals.
The event is hosted by the Dallas Bar Association, along with the Houston Bar Association, Smith County Bar Association, Tarrant County Bar Association, and State Bar of Texas Professionalism Committee.
The Day of Civility was created to reaffirm the Texas Lawyer’s Creed, which calls for attorneys to conduct themselves with courtesy and professionalism toward judges, adversaries, peers, colleagues, and clients.
Other Day of Civility events being planned include:
- Corpus Christi Bar Association: September 24. Register here.
- Hidalgo County Bar Association: October 1 (registration information to come)
If you would like a copy of the Texas Lawyer’s Creed, please email email@example.com. Don’t miss out on this event and earning your 1.5 hours of ethics credit!