Ellen Eidelbach Pitluk has practiced legal ethics solely from 2008 to the present in her position as an ethics attorney for the State Bar of Texas Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel. She has received two presidential citations from elected State Bar presidents (2013, 2021) and a staff excellence award (April 2021). Ms. Pitluk responds to over 2,600 calls annually on the Ethics Helpline regarding the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure and ethics opinions issued by the Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar of Texas. She has written and consulted on several CLE papers and law journal articles and speaks regularly at CLE seminars on legal ethics. Prior to working for the State Bar of Texas, Ms. Pitluk was in private practice. She graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in December 2002 and became licensed in May 2003. Ms. Pitluk is a member of the State Bar of Texas, National Organization of Bar Counsel and the American Bar Association.