Code of Conduct for Supreme Court Law Clerks and Staff Attorneys Back to Outline

Issued by the Supreme Court of Texas to govern behavior of Law Clerks and Staff Attorneys.

Canon 2 Avoid Impropriety and the Appearance of Impropriety

Law clerks and staff attorneys must avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety in all activities.

Law clerks and staff attorneys must not engage in any activities which would put into question the propriety of carrying out their duties.  Law clerks and staff attorneys must not allow family, social, or other relationships to influence their Court conduct or judgment.  They must not lend the prestige of their position to advance the private interests of others, or convey or permit others to convey the impression that any person is in a position to influence them.

Bluebook Citation

Code of Conduct for Supreme Court Law Clerks and Staff Attorneys. § None, (Texas Center for Legal Ethics, 2023) from https://legalethicstexas.com/resources/rules/code-of-conduct-for-supreme-court-law-clerks-and-staff-attorneys/avoid-impropriety-and-the-appearance-of-impropriety/ (last visited Feb 07, 2023)