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Aug. 4, 2010
Contact: Kim Davey, kdavey@texasbar.com, 800.204.2222 ext. 1713 or 512.427.1713


Notice of Public Education Hearings Regarding Proposed Amendments to the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct

AUSTIN – The State Bar of Texas has announced a series of public education hearings regarding proposed amendments to the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.

Attorneys who attend the hearings will receive a free half-hour of MCLE ethics credit.

The Supreme Court of Texas has asked the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors to consider the proposed amendments and provide recommendations or comments to the Court by Oct. 6, 2010.
The public education hearings will take place:


Lubbock – Monday, Aug. 30, Noon – 2 p.m.
Texas Tech University School of Law
Lanier Auditorium, Room 153
1802 Hartford Avenue

El Paso – Tuesday, Aug. 31, Noon – 2 p.m.
Commissioners Courtroom, 3rd Floor
500 E. San Antonio

Houston – Wednesday, Sept. 1, Noon – 2 p.m.
Hyatt Regency, Dogwood Room
1200 Louisiana Street

Tyler – Thursday, Sept. 2, Noon – 2 p.m.
Traditions
6205 S. Broadway Avenue

Dallas – Friday, Sept. 3, Noon – 2 p.m.
Dallas Bar Association
Belo Mansion, Winstead Ballroom
2101 Ross Avenue

Corpus Christi – Tuesday, Sept. 7, Noon – 2 p.m.
Town Club, 6th Floor
800 N. Shoreline Blvd.

McAllen – Wednesday, Sept. 8, Noon – 2 p.m.
Casa de Palmas Renaissance
101 N. Main Street

San Antonio – Thursday, Sept. 9, Noon – 2 p.m.
Bexar County Courthouse (Old Courthouse)
Presiding Courtroom, 2nd Floor
100 Dolorosa

Austin – Friday, Sept. 10, Noon – 2 p.m.
Texas Law Center
Hatton W. Sumners Conference Room
1414 Colorado Street

For more information, including a copy of the red-lined rules and comments, visit www.texasbar.com/ethics.


The State Bar of Texas is an administrative agency of the Supreme Court of Texas. The Bar provides educational programs for the legal profession and the public, administers the minimum continuing legal education program for attorneys, and manages the attorney discipline system.

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