Organizations host legal education program on Christian ethical perspectives

The Catholic Lawyers’ Guild of San Antonio and the Christian Legal Society of San Antonio will host a continuing legal education program titled, “Christian Ethical Perspectives: Faith and Law Today” from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2.

The St. Mary’s University School of Law will host the event in the Sarita Kenedy East Law Library’s Law Alumni Room.

The program will include a discussion a variety of topics including the role of the Christian attorney in family law matters, alternative dispute resolution processes for serving clients, and fitting legal processes to people.

The registration fee will be $40, payable at the event, for those who wish to receive 3.75 CLE ethics credits in Texas or 3.7 CLE ethics credits in New Mexico. Registration will be $10 for those who do not seek CLE credit but wish to attend the luncheon at noon. The event will be free for those attending sessions but not joining the lunch or earning CLE credit.

For more information please email St. Mary’s University Professor of Law Bill Piatt, who also serves as President of the Catholic Lawyers’ Guild, at bpiatt@stmarytx.edu.


St. Mary's University, founded in 1852, is the first institution of higher learning in San Antonio and the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest. It offers 75 programs, including doctoral and law programs, and has a diverse student population of about 3,800 of all faiths and backgrounds. Its vision, as a Catholic and Marianist liberal arts institution, is to become one of the finest private universities in the region, a gateway for graduates to professional lives as ethical leaders in Texas, the nation and the world.

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