Demystifying the Texas Grievance Process

The Texas Bar Journal recently published the third in a series of articles entitled “What Texas Lawyers Need to Know about the Texas Grievance Process”  co-authored by Mike Truesdale and Seana Willing, Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the State Bar of Texas (the articles are reposted on the State Bar of Texas website).

Part one addressed the classification and investigation of grievances;

Part two focused on the process by which grievances classified as complaints are litigated; and

Part three concentrated on common ethical violations and how they may be avoided.

Mike has served on the Commission for Lawyer Discipline since 2019 and has authored various other papers and presentations on the grievance process for the benefit of Texas lawyers. His paper “Most Common Violations Facing Texas Lawyers”  for the State Bar has been used at various CLE presentations across the state, and in September 2022, he and Seana co-authored “A Litigators Guide to the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure” published in the Texas State Bar Litigation Section’s “News for the Bar.”  Mike also serves as a volunteer for the Texas Lawyer’s Assistance Program.

For more information, contact Mike at [email protected].