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Legal ethics in a nutshell

Author: Ronald D Rotunda
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, ©2007.
Series: Nutshell series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald D Rotunda
ISBN: 9780314180407 0314180400
OCLC Number: 126907934
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxv, 492 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the preamble, scope, and Rule 1.0 --
Rule 1.1: Competence --
Rule 1.2: Scope of representation and allocation of authority --
Rule 1.3: Diligence --
Rule 1.4: Communication --
Rule 1.5: Fees --
Rule 1.6: Confidentiality of information --
Rule 1.7: Conflicts of interest, current clients --
Rule 1.8: Conflict of interest, current clients: specific rules --
Rule 1.9: Duties to former clients --
Rule 1.10: Imputation of conflicts of interest --
Rule 1.11: Special conflicts of interest for former and current government officers and employees --
Rule 1.12: Former judge, arbitrator, mediator or other third party neutral --
Rule 1.13: The organization as a client --
Rule 1.14: Client with diminished capacity --
Rule 1.15: Safekeeping property --
Rule 1.16: Declining or terminating representation --
Rule 1.17: Sale of law practice --
Rule 1.18: Duties to prospective clients --
Rule 2.1: The lawyer as advisor --
Rule 2.2 Intermediary --
Rule 2.3: Evaluation for use by third persons --
Rule 2.4: Lawyer serving as third party neutral --
Rule 3.1: Meritorious claims and contentions --
Rule 3.2: Expediting litigation --
Rule 3.3: Candor toward the tribunal --
Rule 3.4: Fairness to the 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 nonadjudicative proceedings --
Rule 4.1: Truthfulness in statements to others --
Rule 4.2: Communication with a 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 partners, managers, and supervisory lawyers --
Rule 5.2: Responsibilities of a subordinate lawyer --
Rule 5.3: Responsibilities regarding nonlawyer assistants --
Rule 5.4: Professional independence of a lawyer --
Rule 5.5: Unauthorized practice of law; multijurisdictional practice of law --
Rule 5.6: Restrictions on right to practice --
Rule 5.7: Responsibilities regarding law-related services --
Rule 6.1: Voluntary pro bono publico service --
Rule 6.2: Accepting appointments --
Rule 6.3: Membership in legal services organizations --
Rule 6.4: Law reform activities affecting client interests --
Rule 6.5: Non-profit 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: Communication of fields of practice and specialization --
rule 7.5: Firm names and letterheads --
Rule 7.6: Political contributions to obtain government legal engagements or appointments by judges --
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: Disciplinary authority: choice of law --
Index.
Series Title: Nutshell series.
Other Titles: Legal ethics
Responsibility: by Ronald D. Rotunda.

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