OPINION 190
December 1958

ADVERTISING—PROFESSIONAL LISTINGS—TELEPHONE DIRECTORY—It is improper for an attorney who is a resident of Louisiana and a member of both the Louisiana and Texas Bar Associations, but who engages in no Texas practice, to list himself in the customary telephone listings of attorneys in Texas cities.

Canon 24.

Question

It is a violation of the Canons of Ethics for an attorney who is a resident of Louisiana and a member of both the Louisiana and Texas Bar Association, but who engages in no Texas practice to list himself in the customary telephone directory listings of attorneys in one or more Texas cities?

Opinion

It is the opinion of the Committee that such proposed telephone listing violates Canon 24 (see also Opinion 64 - also Canons 39 and 42.) (6-2.)