Austin: Recent Updates to Texas Attorney Advertising Rules

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August 17, 2022 | 12:00 PM Central

Join LMA Southwest’s Austin Local Group to hear the latest updates regarding the Texas attorney advertising rules. Legal marketing and business development professionals often have the responsibility of implementing these rules when working with their attorneys across offices. The presentation will discuss recent developments in legal ethics and how those developments impact attorney print and digital advertising, written communications, websites, and social media.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand recent amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct in Texas, advisory opinions interpreting the rules, and case law concerning lawyer discipline
  • Implement attorney advertising rules in print and digital advertising, written communications, websites, and social media

Body of Knowledge (BoK): Business of Law, Business Development


LMA Members: $20
Prospective LMA Members: $40
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About the Speaker:

Ellen Eidelbach Pitluk has practiced legal ethics solely from 2008 to the present in her position as an ethics attorney for the State Bar of Texas Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel. She has received two presidential citations from elected State Bar presidents (2013, 2021) and a staff excellence award (April 2021). Ms. Pitluk provides preventative advice to over one thousand attorneys annually on the Ethics Helpline regarding the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure and ethics opinions issued by the Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar of Texas. She has written and been consulted on several CLE papers and law journal articles and speaks regularly at CLE seminars on legal ethics. Prior to working for the State Bar of Texas, Ms. Pitluk was in private practice. She graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in December 2002 and became licensed in May 2003. Ms. Pitluk is a member of the State Bar of Texas, National Organization of Bar Counsel and the American Bar Association.

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