December 2013 | Volume 76, No. 11
The Texas Bar Journal examines the disciplinary process, from understanding how the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel protects the public to learning about grievances and how to respond to a complaint.
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Look Back in Texas Bar Journal History:
The Texas Open Meetings and Texas Open Records Act: Protecting the Public’s Right to Know
Price of Justice
A review by Talmage Boston
How an ornament became a Texas Bar Journal tradition.
By Lindsay Stafford Mader
Matter of Discipline
How the State Bar of Texas, the Legislature, and the Supreme Court of Texas work together to maintain an efficient system that balances the protection of both the public and the lawyer.
By Mark D. White
How the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel works with various State Bar entities to protect the people.
By Linda Acevedo
An insider’s take on the Commission for Lawyer Discipline.
By Ron Bunch
What you need to know about the Board of Disciplinary Appeals.
By W. Clark Lea
What you need to know about the grievance process—and how to respond to a complaint.
By Robert E. Valdez
- Thumbnail Guide to Texas Ethics
Argle-bargle, mumbo jumbo, and other legal gobbledygook.
By John Browning
Civil Justice System With No Trials
Are we sure we want to go there?
By David J. Beck
- Ethics Opinion 638
Firm: Conflict Resolution
What solo litigators need to know about arbitration.
By John K. Boyce III
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