Jack L. Paris Jr. of Hunt County, State Bar No. 15461500, has been publicly reprimanded for the following violations of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct:

• Rule 1.01(b)(1): In representing a client, a lawyer shall not neglect a legal matter entrusted to the lawyer; and

• Rule 1.03(a): A lawyer shall keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and promptly comply with reasonable requests for information.

The June 26 agreed judgment orders Paris to pay $1,300 in attorney fees and direct expenses to the State Bar of Texas.

(Evidentiary Panel 1-1, D0051040259)

Behzad Saffary-Khozani, State Bar No. 24041846, has resigned in lieu of discipline. The Supreme Court order accepting his resignation is dated June 19, 2012.

(Supreme Court of Texas, No. 12-9092)

Humberto Saldana IIIof Bexar County, State Bar No. 24026460, has been placed on probation for 12 months for the following violations of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct:

• Rule 1.03(a): A lawyer shall keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and promptly comply with reasonable requests for information; and

• Rule 1.04(c): When the lawyer has not regularly represented the client, the basis or rate of the fee shall be communicated to the client, preferably in writing, before or within a reasonable time after commencing the representation.

The June 25 agreed judgment orders Saldana to pay $1,000 in attorney fees and direct expenses to the State Bar of Texas and to complete nine additional hours of continuing legal education in the area of law practice management.

(Evidentiary Panel 10-4, S0041023592)

T.W. Schueller of Wichita County, State Bar No. 17823200, has been suspended for three months and placed on probation for 21 months for the following violations of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct:

• Rule 8.04(a)(8): A lawyer shall not fail to timely furnish to the Chief Disciplinary Counsel’s office or a district grievance committee a response or other information as required by the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, unless he or she in good faith timely asserts a privilege or other legal ground for failure to do so; and

• Rule 8.04(a)(11): A lawyer shall not engage in the practice of law when the lawyer is on inactive status or when the lawyer’s right to practice has been suspended or terminated, including but not limited to situations where a lawyer’s right to practice has been administratively suspended for failure to timely pay required fees or assessments or for failure to comply with Article XII of the State Bar Rules relating to Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.

The July 10 agreed judgment orders Schueller to pay $800 in attorney fees and direct expenses and to make contact with the compliance monitor and special programs coordinator of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel’s office.

(Evidentiary Panel 14-1, D0031142488)

T.W. Schueller of Wichita County, State Bar No. 17823200, has been suspended for three months and placed on probation for 21 months for the following violations of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct:

• Rule 8.04(a)(7): A lawyer shall not violate any disciplinary or disability order or judgment; and

• Rule 8.04(a)(8): A lawyer shall not fail to timely furnish to the Chief Disciplinary Counsel’s office or a district grievance committee a response or other information as required by the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, unless he or she in good faith timely asserts a privilege or other legal ground for failure to do so.

The July 10 agreed judgment orders Schueller to pay $3,400 in unpaid attorney fees and direct expenses and $600 in attorney fees and direct expenses to the State Bar of Texas and to make contact with the Chief Disciplinary Counsel’s office’s compliance monitor and special programs coordinator.

(Evidentiary Panel 14-1, D0041142700)

Joe Valle, State Bar No. 20435450, has resigned in lieu of discipline. The Supreme Court order accepting his resignation is dated June 26, 2012.

(Supreme Court of Texas, No. 12-9094)

Edward Chamberlain Burwell, State Bar No. 00790402, has been placed on probation for one year for the following violation of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct:

• Rule 1.03(a): A lawyer shall keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and promptly comply with reasonable requests for information.

The July 24 agreed judgment orders Burwell to pay $605 in attorney fees and direct expenses to the State Bar of Texas.

(334th District Court, Harris County, 2011-75364)

Holly E. Fuller of Tarrant County, State Bar. No. 01518250, has been publicly reprimanded for the following violations of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct:

• Rule 1.01(b)(1): In representing a client, a lawyer shall not neglect a legal matter entrusted to the lawyer;

• Rule 1.03(a): A lawyer shall keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and promptly comply with reasonable requests for information; and

• Rule 1.15(d): Upon termination of representation, a lawyer shall take steps to the extent reasonably practicable to protect a client’s interests, such as giving reasonable notice to the client, allowing time for employment of other counsel, surrendering papers and property to which the client is entitled and refunding any advance payments of fee that has not been earned. The lawyer may retain papers relating to the client to the extent permitted by other law only if such retention will not prejudice the client in the subject matter of the representation.

The Aug. 9 agreed judgment orders Fuller to pay $1,075 in attorney fees and direct expenses to the State Bar of Texas.

(Evidentiary Panel 7-2, D0071143531)

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