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About Us

The Texas Center for Legal Ethics began in 1989 as an independent, non-profit corporation to promote the values contained in the Texas Lawyers’ Creed of Professionalism. Founded by three retired chief justices of the Texas Supreme Court, TCLE endeavors to be a storehouse of knowledge and resources for ethics and professionalism by offering courses, speakers, symposia, and CLE seminars for the legal community and others.

Our Mission

  • To promote the practice of law by Texas lawyers in an ethical and professional manner. 
  • To educate lawyers, law students, the judiciary and the public on professional ethics and the highest standards of professional behavior.
  • To educate all persons regarding the rule of law and the roles of lawyers and judges in the Texas system of justice.
  • To serve as a source of accurate information related to misstatements concerning lawyers, judges and the legal profession.

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