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The State Bar of Texas in Austin.

A State Bar of Texas referendum that amends the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct to allow firms to use trade names in Texas was approved by bar members in a vote that ended Thursday evening.

The revision of Rule 7.01(c) would explicitly allow firms to use trade names as long as they are not false or misleading.

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Brenda Sapino Jeffreys

Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys covers the business of law in Texas. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @BrendaSJeffreys

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