Since 1996, the Supreme Court of Texas requires all newly-licensed lawyers in Texas (including licensed out-of-state attorneys who are newly-licensed in Texas) to complete a four-hour professionalism course, Justice James A. Baker Guide to Ethics and Professionalism in Texas, no later than 12 months after the date of licensure.
This course provides newly licensed attorneys with a solid foundation for a successful legal career. It features a discussion on Ethics, Practice Management, Career Killers and a panel discussion, Launching Your Legal Career-Tips for Success.
Steven Clark was at the top of his career as a state Attorney General when an ethics scandal changed everything. Learn how his fall from grace led to powerful insights about the importance of ethics in an attorney’s daily life.
The role of a lawyer often places attorneys at the center of storm. This course draws on historical references and insights from current practicing attorneys to provide perspective and guidance for managing a practice and a career.
This course explores how lawyers can develop their professional reputation. It is designed for lawyers of all experience levels, including new lawyers who struggle with these issues and their more senior colleagues who want to provide useful guidance.