Texas Bar Journal
Jonathan E. Smaby and Kelly Frels
The statewide effort to develop a code of conduct for lawyers stemmed from a lack of attorney professionalism and overly aggressive behavior. This article describes the origins of the Texas Lawyers Creed and the work done by the Texas Center for Legal Ethics to improve attorney behavior since 1989.
20th Anniversary of the Texas Center for Legal Ethics, Texas Bar Journal (March 2011), from https://legalethicstexas.com/resources/articles/20th-anniversary-of-the-texas-center-for-legal-ethics/ (last visited May 27th, 2023)