The 2013 Morris Harrell Professionalism Award will be presented to Kim J Askew on November 1, 2013 by the Dallas Bar Association and The Texas Center for Legal Ethics. Ms. Askew is a partner at K&L Gates in Dallas.
Kem Frost, a member of the Texas Center for Legal Ethics Board of Trustees, was recently appointed by Governor Perry as Chief Justice of the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston. Justice Frost has served on the Board since June 2013.
Texas Center for Legal Ethics has added the latest ethics opinions released by the Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar, opinions #635, 636, and 637. A copy of each opinion can be found under the Resources tab on the Texas Center for Legal Ethics website.
Judge Patrick Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and Dallas attorney Nina Cortell of Haynes and Boone were honored as the 2013 recipients of the Chief Justice Jack Pope Professionalism Awards at the 18th Annual John Hemphill Dinner on June 14 in Austin.
The Texas Center for Legal Ethics (TCLE) is proud to announce that Judge Patrick Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and Dallas attorney Nina Cortell of Haynes and Boone are being honored as the 2013 recipients of the Chief Justice Jack Pope Professionalism Awards.
The upcoming Justice James A. Baker Guide to the Basics of Law Practice live course in Houston is this Friday April 19, 2013 at the South Texas College of Law located at 1303 San Jacinto. Walk-in registration will be accepted as space permits. Parking is available in the Fannin Garage at 1112 Clay Street (between Fannin & San Jacinto). Check-in and registration begin at 7:30 a.m.
TCLE will hold the Justice James A. Baker Guide to Ethics and Professionalism in Texas live course in Houston on April 19, 2013 at the South Texas Law Center. This course is mandated by the Supreme Court of Texas for all newly-licensed attorneys in Texas. Early registration is available until April 5. Register early to avoid additional fees.