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)

XV GUIDELINES FOR IMPOSING SANCTIONS 15.02 General Factors to be Considered in Imposing Sanctions

In imposing a sanction after a finding of Professional Misconduct, the disciplinary
tribunal should consider the following factors:

(a) the duty violated;
(b) the Respondent’s level of culpability;
(c) the potential or actual injury caused by the Respondent’s misconduct; and
(d) the existence of aggravating or mitigating factors. 

Bluebook Citation

Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure. § 15.02, (Texas Center for Legal Ethics, 2023) from https://legalethicstexas.com/resources/rules/texas-rules-of-disciplinary-procedure/general-factors-to-be-considered-in-imposing-sanctions/ (last visited Dec 02, 2023)