member of a city council

A. Is it appropriate for an authorized skilled who’s Mayor or the member of a Metropolis Council of a Metropolis to:

1. Observe inside the Municipal Courtroom docket along with getting bonds set by the Select of such courtroom.

2. File an attraction in Municipal Courtroom docket for the intention of buying a trial de novo of the similar set off inside the County Courtroom docket and symbolize a defendant on attraction of such authorized case.

three. Signify a defendant in a authorized case initiated by the Police Division of the Metropolis the place the Police officer will most likely be a material hostile witness in opposition to such defendant.

4. In a civil case symbolize a celebration with an curiosity hostile to the Metropolis.

5. Signify an hostile curiosity in a civil case instituted by an official of the Metropolis in the midst of his official obligation the place some agent, servant or employee of the Metropolis performing in the midst of official duties will most likely be a material witness inside the prosecution or safety of such case.

6. Signify a defendant in a authorized case instituted by one different firm the place a police officer performing in the midst of his official duties will most likely be a witness for the prosecution?

B. Is it appropriate for a affiliate or an affiliate of a Mayor or a member of the Metropolis Council to interact in any of the above acts prohibited in Question (A) above?

C. Might a Metropolis enact legal guidelines by ordinance which in its impression upon attorneys who’re officers or staff of the Metropolis may be additional stringent than the Code of Expert Accountability of the State Bar of Texas?