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Call # KF305.A2 A56 2007
Title Annotated model rules of professional conduct
Imprint [Chicago, Ill.] : American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility, 2007
Edition 6th ed
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Descript. xvii, 693 p. ; 26 cm
Note Includes index
Subject Legal ethics -- United States
Contents Rules -- Counselor -- Advocate -- Transactions with persons other than clients -- Law firms and associations -- Public service -- Information about legal services -- Maintaining the integrity of the profession
Alt Author Center for Professional Responsibility (American Bar Association)
Alt Title Model rules of professional conduct
OCLC # 141188056
Table of Contents
 ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibilityix
 ABA Commission on Evaluation of Professional Standardsx
 ABA Commission on Evaluation of the Rules of Professional Conductxiv
 Preamble and Scope1
 Client-Lawyer Relationship 
 Rule 1.1Competence19
 Rule 1.2Scope of Representation and Allocation of Authority between Client and Lawyer29
 Rule 1.3Diligence45
 Rule 1.4Communication53
 Rule 1.5Fees65
 Rule 1.6Confidentiality of Information89
 Rule 1.7Conflict of Interest: Current Clients113
 Rule 1.8Conflict of Interest: Current Clients: Specific Rules133
 Rule 1.9Duties to Former Clients153
 Rule 1.10Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule171
 Rule 1.11Special Conflicts of Interest for Former and Current Government Officers and Employees181
 Rule 1.12Former Judge, Arbitrator, Mediator or Other Third-Party Neutral193
 Rule 1.13Organization as Client199
 Rule 1.14Client with Diminished Capacity213
 Rule 1.15Safekeeping Property225
 Rule 1.16Declining or Terminating Representation237
 Rule 1.17Sale of Law Practice255
 Rule 1.18Duties to Prospective Client261
 Rule 2.1Advisor269
 Rule 2.2Intermediary [Deleted 2002]275
 Rule 2.3Evaluation for Use by Third Persons277
 Rule 2.4Lawyer Serving as Third-Party Neutral287
 Rule 3.1Meritorious Claims and Contentions293
 Rule 3.2Expediting Litigation301
 Rule 3.3Candor toward the Tribunal305
 Rule 3.4Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel321
 Rule 3.5Impartiality and Decorum of the Tribunal335
 Rule 3.6Trial Publicity349
 Rule 3.7Lawyer as Witness357
 Rule 3.8Special Responsibilities of a Prosecutor369
 Rule 3.9Advocate in Nonadjudicative Proceedings379
 Transactions with Persons Other Than Clients 
 Rule 4.1Truthfulness in Statements to Others383
 Rule 4.2Communication with Person Represented by Counsel391
 Rule 4.3Dealing with Unrepresented Person407
 Rule 4.4Respect for Rights of Third Persons413
 Law Firms and Associations 
 Rule 5.1Responsibilities of Partners, Managers, and Supervisory Lawyers423
 Rule 5.2Responsibilities of a Subordinate Lawyer429
 Rule 5.3Responsibilities regarding Nonlawyer Assistants433
 Rule 5.4Professional Independence of a Lawyer441
 Rule 5.5Unauthorized Practice of Law; Multijurisdictional Practice of Law453
 Rule 5.6Restrictions on Right to Practice471
 Rule 5.7Responsibilities regarding Law-Related Services481
 Public Service 
 Rule 6.1Voluntary Pro Bono Publico Service489
 Rule 6.2Accepting Appointments495
 Rule 6.3Membership in Legal Services Organization503
 Rule 6.4Law Reform Activities Affecting Client Interests507
 Rule 6.5Nonprofit and Court-Annexed Limited Legal Services Programs509
 Information about Legal Services 
 Rule 7.1Communications concerning a Lawyer's Services513
 Rule 7.2Advertising521
 Rule 7.3Direct Contact with Prospective Clients531
 Rule 7.4Communication of Fields of Practice and Specialization539
 Rule 7.5Firm Names and Letterheads543
 Rule 7.6Political Contributions to Obtain Government Legal Engagements or Appointments by Judges551
 Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession 
 Rule 8.1Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters555
 Rule 8.2Judicial and Legal Officials563
 Rule 8.3Reporting Professional Misconduct569
 Rule 8.4Misconduct575
 Rule 8.5Disciplinary Authority; Choice of Law601
 ABA Commission on Multijurisdictional Practice607
 ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility609
 Correlation Tables A and B: Related Sections in the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility611
 Amendments to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (by Rule) 1983-2007625
 Amendments to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (by Date) 1983-2007628