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Committee seeks public comment on proposed ethics opinions

The Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar of Texas is accepting public comments on another proposed ethics opinion. Proposed Opinion 20-3, which is open for comment through April 10, concerns the following: When a lawyer retained under a contingent fee agreement withdraws from the representation due to a nonconsentable conflict of interest discovered shortly after … Continue Reading

Two proposed ethics opinions open for public comment

The Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar of Texas is accepting public comments on two proposed ethics opinions through March 27.  The first proposed opinion deals with (1) whether a staff lawyer employed by an insurance company to defend its insureds must comply with the company’s guidelines regarding the defense of such cases, and (2) what … Continue Reading
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