Rules of Professional Conduct

1. Client-Lawyer Relationship

Rule 1.0: Terminology

Rule 1.1: Competence

Rule 1.2: Scope of Representation and Allocation of Authority between Client and Lawyer

Rule 1.3: Diligence

Rule 1.4: Communication

Rule 1.6: Confidentiality of Information

Rule 1.7: Conflict 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: General Rule.

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: Organization as 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 Client

2. Counselor

Rule 2.2: Reserved

Rule 2.3: Evaluation for Use by Third Persons

Rule 2.4: Lawyer Serving as Third-Party Neutral

3. Advocate

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 Responsiblities of a Prosecutor

Rule 3.9: Advocate in Nonadjudicative Proceedings

Rule 3.10: Credible and Material Exculpatory Information about a Convicted Person

4. Transactions with Persons Other Than Clients

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 Others

5. Law Firms and Associations

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

Rule 5.6: Restrictions on Right to Practice

Rule 5.7: Responsibilities Regarding Law-Related Services

6. Public Service

Rule 6.1: Voluntary Pro Bono Publico 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 Service Programs

7. Information About Legal Services

Rule 7.1: Communications Concerning a Lawyer's Services

Rule 7.2: Advertising

Rule 7.3: Solicitation of Clients

Rule 7.4: Communication of Fields of Practice

Rule 7.5: Firm Names and Letterheads

8. Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession

Rule 8.1: Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters

Rule 8.2: Judicial and Legal Officials

Rule 8.3: Reporting Misconduct

Rule 8.4: Misconduct

Rule 8.5: Jurisdiction