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Rules of Professional Conduct

Last Updated 07/21/14

Rule 1.1 - COMPETENCE

Rule 1.2 - SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION

Rule 1.3 - DILIGENCE

Rule 1.4 - COMMUNICATION

Rule 1.5 - FEES

Rule 1.6 - CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION

Rule 1.7 - CONFLICT OF INTEREST: GENERAL RULE

Rule 1.8 - CONFLICT OF INTEREST: PROHIBITED TRANSACTIONS

Rule 1.9 - CONFLICT OF INTEREST: FORMER CLIENT

Rule 1.10 - IMPUTED DISQUALIFICATION: GENERAL RULE

Rule 1.11 - SUCCESSIVE GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT

Rule 1.12 - FORMER JUDGE, ARBITRATOR, MEDIATOR OR OTHER THIRD PARTY NEUTRAL

Rule 1.13 - ORGANIZATION AS CLIENT

Rule 1.14 - CLIENT UNDER A DISABILITY

Rule 1.15 - SAFEKEEPING PROPERTY

Rule 1.16 - DECLINING OR TERMINATING REPRESENTATION

Rule 1.17 - SALE OF LAW PRACTICE

Rule 2.1 - ADVISOR

Rule 2.2 - LAWYER SERVING AS AN INTERMEDIARY BETWEEN CLIENTS

Rule 2.3 - EVALUATION FOR USE BY THIRD PERSONS

Rule 2.4 - LAWYERS SERVING AS THIRD PARTY NEUTRALS

Rule 3.1 - MERITORIOUS CLAIMS AND CONTENTIONS

Rule 3.2 - EXPEDITING LITIGATION

Rule 3.3 - CANDOR TOWARD THE TRIBUNAL

Rule 3.4 - FAIRNESS TO OPPOSING PARTY AND COUNSEL

Rule 3.5 - IMPARTIALITY AND DECORUM OF THE TRIBUNAL

Rule 3.6 - TRIAL PUBLICITY

Rule 3.7 - LAWYER AS WITNESS

Rule 3.8 - SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PROSECUTOR

Rule 3.9 - ADVOCATE IN NON-ADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS

Rule 4.1 - TRUTHFULNESS IN STATEMENTS TO OTHERS

Rule 4.2 - COMMUNICATION WITH PERSON REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL

Rule 4.3 - DEALING WITH UNREPRESENTED PERSON

Rule 4.4 - RESPECT FOR RIGHTS OF THIRD PERSONS

Rule 5.1 - RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PARTNER OR SUPERVISORY LAWYER

Rule 5.2 - RESPONSIBILITIES OF A SUBORDINATE LAWYER

Rule 5.3 - RESPONSIBILITIES REGARDING NON-LAWYER ASSISTANTS

Rule 5.4 - PROFESSIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF A LAWYER

Rule 5.5 - UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW

Rule 5.6 - RESTRICTIONS ON RIGHT TO PRACTICE

Rule 6.1 - VOLUNTARY PRO BONO PUBLIC SERVICE

Rule 6.2 - ACCEPTING APPOINTMENTS

Rule 6.3 - MEMBERSHIP IN LEGAL SERVICES ORGANIZATION

Rule 6.4 - LAW REFORM ACTIVITIES AFFECTING CLIENT INTERESTS

Rule 6.5 - NONPROFIT AND COURT-ANNEXED LIMITED LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAMS

Rule 7.1 - COMMUNICATIONS CONCERNING A LAWYER'S SERVICES

Rule 7.2 - ADVERTISING

Rule 7.3 - DIRECT CONTACT WITH PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS

Rule 7.4 - LEGAL SERVICE INFORMATION

Rule 7.5 - SUBMISSION OF ADVERTISEMENTS

Rule 7.6 - COMMUNICATION OF CERTIFICATION OR DESIGNATION

Rule 7.7 - FIRM NAMES AND LETTERHEADS

Rule 8.1 - BAR ADMISSION AND DISCIPLINARY MATTERS

Rule 8.2 - JUDICIAL AND LEGAL OFFICIALS

Rule 8.3 - REPORTING PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT

Rule 8.4 - MISCONDUCT

Rule 8.5 - JURISDICTION