Current Topics in Legal Ethics

Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility
Total Credit Hours:        3.75
Ethics Credit Included:        3.75
Registration Fee:        $60.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        03/31/2021
Information:        3.75 Hrs Ethics = ONLY $30

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **, together with the Austin Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE ethics course designed to cover a variety of current topics in legal ethics facing attorneys today. (This extremely informative presentation will also satisfy more than ALL the annual CLE ethics credit hours required of Texas attorneys - 3.75 ethics hours.) This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Austin Bar Association on December 4, 2016.

Some of the subjects in this course include:

  • Courtroom Conduct

  • Ethical Rules Every Lawyer Should Know: Advertising and Barratry

  • Ethics Jeopardy

  • Fiduciary Duty

  • Ethics & Cognitive Bias

Speakers for this course include:

James M. McCormack, Attorney & Counselor at Law
Mr. McCormack is the former General Counsel and Chief Disciplinary Counsel at the State Bar of Texas (1991-1996) and former Managing Attorney of the Civil Litigation Section of the Travis County Attorney's Office. As the State Bar's Chief Disciplinary Counsel, he served as the chief legal ethics enforcement officer for the attorney discipline system in Texas. An extensive biography for Mr. McCormack may be found at his firm's website.

The Honorable Tim Sulak, Presiding Judge of the 353rd Civil District Court (January 2011-present)
More information for Honorable Sulak may be found at the Travis County Courts' website

Cindy Saiter, Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP, Austin
An extensive biography for Ms. Saiter may be found at her firm's website

Tracy Walters McCormack, Senior Lecturer and Director of Advocacy Programs with the University of Texas School of Law
An extensive biography for Ms. McCormack may be found at the University of Texas School of Law website.

Claude E. Ducloux, Law Offices of Claude E. Ducloux
An extensive biography for Mr. Ducloux may be found at his firm's website.

David Gonzalez, Partner, Sumpter & Gonzalez
An extensive biography for Mr. Gonzalez may be found at his firm's website.


This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. (PLEASE NOTE: This course DOES include attendance verification for attorneys licensed in states which require it, such as New York & Tennessee). Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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