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When people think of Texas and civility, the first thing that may come to mind might be the infamous YouTube clip titled ‘‘Texas Style Deposition.’’ In that clip, Texas attorney Joe Jamail proceeds to call opposing counsel several…

Despite horrific accounts from former partners and associates about working at large law firms, year after year “Big Law” jobs remain sought after by the upper echelon of law students across the country. Although these jobs are highly coveted,…

CLE material presented at 39th American Bar Association National Conference on Professional Responsibility May 30-31, 2013, San Antonio, Texas Seminar: Making Civility Mandatory: Holding Attorneys to a Higher Standard of Conduct

As an issue of first impression in the Fifth Circuit’s jurisdiction, a United States District Court in Texas considered whether it is impossible to state a claim for speech retaliation which involves the loss of a plaintiff’s volunteer ministry…

CLE material presented at ABA Section of Litigation Joint Committees’ CLE Seminar, January 19-21, 2012: “Final Jeopardy Ethics Question: How Much Are You Willing To Bet On The Answer…Your License?”

CLE material presented at Environmental, Mass Torts and Products Liability Committees' Joint CLE Seminar, January 31 - February 2, 2013, Sheraton Steamboat Resort Steamboat Springs, CO Ethics Session: “Do You Have What It Takes to Win?…

This article examines what civility is, its importance, and the problem of incivility. The article also discusses the legal profession’s response to incivility thus far, and why this response in most instances falls short. The article also examines…
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