The Texas Committee on Professional Ethics ("PEC") is a committee of nine members of the State Bar of Texas appointed by the Texas Supreme Court to issue ethics opinions in response to ethics-related questions. Only members of the State Bar of Texas may request an opinion from the Professional Ethics Committee.
There are limitations on the types of opinions that the PEC will issue. The committee will not issue an opinion:
1) Regarding a particular lawyer advertisement (but will consider general issues of lawyer advertising);
2) Concerning the interpretation of law; or
3) Concerning the interpretation of the unauthorized practice of law.
Check the Published Opinions links on this page to see if an opinion has already been published regarding your subject.