At a Tuesday hearing, a committee of the Texas Supreme Court will seek a temporary injunction to prevent an Austin ex-convict and his two companies from engaging in acts alleged to constitute the unauthorized practice of law.

On May 12, the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee filed suit in a Travis County district court against Tony R. Davis, International Legal Services and ILS Services Inc. Among other things, the UPLC alleges in its original petition in The Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee v. Davis, et al. that the defendants are “using signs, symbols, words on advertisements and the like which lead a person of average or ordinary intelligence to believe they are dealing with a lawyer.”

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