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.
Taught by some of Texas’ most influential lawyers and judges, The Justice James A. Baker Guide to Ethics and Professionalism in Texas 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.
This course qualifies for the Texas Supreme Court-mandated four hours of ethics/professional responsibility/participatory MCLE credit with the State Bar of Texas MCLE Department and must be completed no later than 12 months after being licensed.
After you view the videos and affirm your completion of all four parts of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and information that will allow you to register your completion with the State Bar of Texas, thus fulfilling your obligations. If you complete the course after your 12 month deadline, an additional $150 late fee will apply.
Please note that group viewings are not available for this course. In order to receive credit for online viewing, individuals must register separately and watch the course in its entirety.
Please contact us regarding transferring your registration at firstname.lastname@example.org. If twelve months has passed before requesting a transfer you will be required to pay the full registration price and the $150.00 penalty for not taking the course within the time constraints set by the court. The $5.00 credit card processing fee is non-refundable.
To Lift Suspension of Law License:
You must complete the Justice James A. Baker Guide to Ethics and Professionalism in Texas course and pay the $150 late fee penalty. You must also pay a $25 administrative fee to lift your suspension. You can either pay by credit card or check.
To pay by check: make $25 check payable to the Clerk of the Supreme Court and mail it to Texas Center for Legal Ethics, 1414 Colorado, 4th Floor, Austin, TX 78701. Please contact us to pay by credit card. Once the course is completed and the fee has been paid, the suspension will be lifted.
This course is applicable within any legal specialty.