Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure Back to Outline

(Tex. R. Disciplinary P., reprinted in Tex. Govt Code Ann,. tit. 2, subtit. G app. (Vernon Supp. 1995)


Each elected Director of the State Bar shall nominate, and the President of the State Bar shall appoint, the members of the Committees within the District that coincides with the Director’s district, according to rules and policies adopted from time to time by the Board. Each Committee must consist of no fewer than nine members, two-thirds of whom must be attorneys licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and in good standing, and one-third of whom must be public members. All Committee panels must be composed of two-thirds attorneys and one-third public members. Each member of the Committee shall reside within or maintain his or her principal place of employment or practice within the District for which appointed. Public members may not have, other than as consumers, any financial interest, direct or indirect, in the practice of law. There may be no ex officio members of any Committee.

Bluebook Citation

Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure. § 2.02, (Texas Center for Legal Ethics, 2023) from https://legalethicstexas.com/resources/rules/texas-rules-of-disciplinary-procedure/composition-of-members/ (last visited Jan 29, 2023)