Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards

Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards

by American Bar Association

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634259477
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Edition description: 2017 Edition
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tracy L. Kepler, of Chicago, IL., is the Director of the American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Responsibility (CPR), providing national leadership in developing and interpreting standards and scholarly resources in legal and judicial ethics, professional regulation, professionalism and client protection. In that role, she manages the efforts of 18 staff members and 13 entities including five ABA Standing Committees (Ethics, Professionalism, Professional Regulation, Client Protection, and Specialization), the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct, the Center’s Coordinating Council and other Center working committees.

Table of Contents

ABA Model Rules, Codes and Guidelines

ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1

Appendix A Subject Guide 175

Appendix B Correlation Tables 195

Appendix C ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility: Composition and Jurisdiction 210

Appendix D ABA Special Committee on Implementation of the Model Rules 213

Appendix E Amendments to the Model Rules 214

ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility 219

Index 323

ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct 339

Appendix A Correlation Tables 397

Appendix B Judicial Ethics Committee 411

Index 412

ABA Canons of Professional Ethics 421

ABA Standards for Imposing Lawyer Sanctions 437

Appendix 1 Correlation Table (Rules to Standards) 465

Appendix 2 Correlation Table (Code to Standards) 468

ABA Model Rules Related to Multijurisdictional Practice 471

Model Rule on Practice Pending Admission 473

Model Rule on Pro Hac Vice Admission 477

Model Rule on Admission by Motion 487

Model Rule for Temporary Practice by Foreign Lawyers 491

Model Rule for the Licensing and Practice of Foreign Legal Consultants 493

Model Court Rule on Provision of Legal Services Following Determination of Major Disaster 499

Model Rule for Registration of In-House Counsel 505

ABA Model Rules for Client Protection (Selected) 511

Model Rules for Trust Account Overdraft Notification 513

Model Rules for Client Trust Account Records 521

Model Court Rule on Insurance Disclosure 527

ABA Professionalism Codes and Creeds 531

Young Lawyers Division 533

Section of Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice 534

Standing Committee on Professionalism 537

ABA Practice Guidelines 539

Guidelines for Litigation Conduct 541

Best Practice Guidelines for Legal Information Web Site Providers 549

Federal Mules and Standards (Selected) 555

SEC-Part 205-Standards of Professional Conduct for Attorneys Appearing and Practicing Before the Commission in the Representation of an Issuer 557

IRS-Circular No. 230-Regulations Governing Practice before the Internal Revenue Service 567

Selected Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 589

Rule 11 589

Rule 26 591

Rule 37 601

Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure 607

Rule 38 607

Rule 46 607

Federal Rules of Evidence 609

Rule 502 609

ABA Formal Ethics Opinions (Selected) 617

Formal Opinion 93-379: Billing for Professional Fees, Disbursements and Other Expenses 619

Formal Opinion 95-390: Conflicts of Interest in the Corporate Family Context 627

Formal Opinion 96-402: Propriety of Payments to Occurrence Witnesses 651

Formal Opinion 99-414: Ethical Obligations When a Lawyer Changes Firms 653

Formal Opinion 09-455: Disclosure of Conflicts Information When Lawyers Move Between Law Firms 662

Formal Opinion 10-457: Lawyer Websites 671

Formal Opinion 466: Lawyer Reviewing Jurors' Internet Presence 682

Formal Opinion 471: Ethical Obligations of Lawyer to Surrender Papers and Property to which Former Client is Entitled 691

Formal Opinion 472: Communication with Person Receiving Limited-Scope Legal Services 699

Formal Opinion 473: Obligations Upon Receiving a Subpoena or Other Compulsory Process for Client Documents or Information 707

Formal Opinion 474: Referral Fees and Conflict of Interest 716

Formal Opinion 475: Safeguarding Fees That Are Subject to Division with Other Counsel 723

Formal Opinion 476: Confidentiality Issues When Moving to Withdraw for Nonpayment of Fees in Civil Litigation 726

Formal Opinion 477: Securing Communication of Protected Client Information 735

Formal Opinion 477R: Securing Communication of Protected Client Information 747

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