Professionalism Resources  

The Texas Lawyer’s Creed calls for attorneys to conduct themselves with courtesy and professionalism toward judges, adversaries, peers, colleagues, and clients. In that spirit, the State Bar of Texas provides multiple resources to help promote professionalism in the legal profession. 

Professionalism Committee

The State Bar of Texas Professionalism Committee was created in 1990 to identify factors that influence professionalism and to develop and recommend to the State Bar Board of Directors ways to improve professionalism with particular attention to the professional development of new lawyers. The committee is pursuing that mission by focusing on four key subjects: mentoring, promoting professionalism through CLE and other events, providing access to ethics speakers, and promoting the Texas Lawyer’s Creed. Read more about the committee here.

Chair: Suzanne M. Duvall
Vice Chair: Liza Alice Greene
Board Advisor: Kathryn Nicole Voyles
Alt Board Advisor: Curtis E. Pritchard
Advisory Members: Kenda L. Culpepper, Benita Falls Harper, and Ann Marie Stephens Howey
Staff Liaisons: Justine Vasquez

Term Ends 2018
Hon. David Albert Canales
Charles Everingham, IV
Walter Tom Henson
Thomas Allan Howeth
Hon. Lauren L. Parish
Travis James Sales

Term Ends 2019
Stacie Lanee Cummings Augustine
Rebecca Lynn Calabria
Kelly Ann Fayette Clarke
Greg M. Dykeman
Richard Elliott
Stephanie Kristen Gause
Sean Tetsuo Hamada
Al Harrison
Robert William Higgason
Hon. Douglas S. Lang
James David Walker

Term Ends 2020
Rickey Joe Brantley
Eleanor Kikumi Meltzer
Sarah P. Springer
David Philip Whittlesey

Contact the Committee

If you have any questions regarding the Professionalism Committee, please contact us via:

Email: professionalism@texasbar.com
Phone: (800) 204-2222, ext. 1726
Fax: (512) 427-4237

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