Since 1990, Chuck has authored and updated over twenty editions of the treatise, Texas Legal Malpractice & Lawyer Discipline. He currently co-authors the treatise with Jason Panzer and Leah Turner.
The treatise is a practical and easy-to-use source for understanding the intricate landscape of legal malpractice and lawyer discipline within the state of Texas. The treatise is designed to assist both legal professionals and the general public in navigating the complex world of legal ethics and professional responsibility in Texas. It includes the legal standards, statutes, ethical opinions, and case law that shape lawyer liability and discipline in Texas as they have developed and changed over the years. Topics are discussed in multiple chapters encompassing legal malpractice in Texas, the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, and the Texas Lawyer’s Creed. The treatise includes multiple charts, tables, and cross-references, along with the full texts of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, Texas Lawyer’s Creed, the Texas State Bar’s Pro Bono Policy, and an in-depth index to the chapters.