The Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar of Texas is accepting public comments on the following proposed ethics opinion through July 12:

  • Proposed Opinion 21-3 (Revised): Under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, may a lawyer employed at a nonprofit agency that provides pro bono or low-cost legal services obtain client consent during the intake process that allows the disclosure of some of the client’s confidential information to third-party organizations that fund the agency?

Go here to read the proposed opinion and provide comments.