Claude Ducloux received the 2019 Luke Soules Award. He has served as a leader in bar activities for decades. Claude served as Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Texas Center of Legal Ethics and Professionalism for two years, and has written extensively on legal ethics issues. Over the years, Claude has authored, co-authored and appeared in more than 100 ethics articles and videos for lawyers on issues as diverse as office management, conflicts of interest, and grievance prosecution and defense. When Claude received the award, he spoke on the role we lawyers all play in upholding the rule of law.