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Author Rotunda, Ronald D.
Title Legal ethics in a nutshell / by Ronald D. Rotunda.
Publication Info. St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, c2013.
Edition 4th ed.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Law Library Reserves  KF 306 .R68 2013    CHECKED IN
Description xxxiv, 538 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Nutshell series.
Note Includes index.
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.
Subject Legal ethics -- United States.
Spine Title Legal ethics
ISBN 9780314282248
0314282246
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