Informal Advisory Opinions - Table of Rules


Client-Lawyer Relationship Rule
Competence 4-1.1
Scope of Representation 4-1.2
Diligence 4-1.3
Communication 4-1.4
Fees 4-1.5
Confidentiality of Information 4-1.6
Conflict of Interest: General Rule 4-1.7
Conflict of Interest: Prohibited Transactions 4-1.8
Conflict of Interest: Former Client 4-1.9
Imputed Disqualification: General Rule 4-1.10
Successive Government and Private Employment 4-1.11
Former Judge or Arbitrator 4-1.12
Organization as Client 4-1.13
Client Under a Disability 4-1.14
Safekeeping Property 4-1.15
Declining or Terminating Representation 4-1.16
Sale of Law Practice 4-1.17
Counselor Rule
Advisor 4-2.1
Intermediary 4-2.2
Evaluation for Use by Third Persons 4-2.3
Advocate Rule
Meritorious Claims and Contentions 4-3.1
Expediting Litigation 4-3.2
Candor Toward the Tribunal 4-3.3
Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel 4-3.4
Impartiality and Decorum of the Tribunal 4-3.5
Trial Publicity 4-3.6
Lawyer as Witness 4-3.7
Special Responsibilities of a Prosecutor 4-3.8
Advocate in Nonadjudicative Proceedings 4-3.9
Transactions with Persons other than Clients Rule
Truthfulness in Statements to Others 4-4.1
Communication With Person Represented by Counsel 4-4.2
Dealing With Unrepresented Persons 4-4.3
Respect for Rights of Third Persons 4-4.4
Law Firms and Associations Rule
Responsibilities of a Partner or Supervisory Lawyer 4-5.1
Responsibilities of a Subordinate Lawyer 4-5.2
Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistants 4-5.3
Professional Independence of a Lawyer 4-5.4
Unauthorized Practice of Law 4-5.5
Restrictions on Right to Practice 4-5.6
Public Service Rule
Pro Bono Publico Service 4-6.1
Accepting Appointments 4-6.2
Membership in Legal Services Organization 4-6.3
Law Reform Activities Affecting Client Interests 4-6.4
Information About Legal Services Rule
Communication Concerning a Lawyer´s Services 4-7.1
Advertising 4-7.2
Direct Contact with Prospective Clients 4-7.3
Communication of Fields of Practice 4-7.4
Firm Names and Letterheads 4-7.5
Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession Rule
Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters 4-8.1
Judicial and Legal Officials 4-8.2
Reporting Professional Misconduct 4-8.3
Misconduct 4-8.4
Jurisdiction 4-8.5
Terminology Rule
Definition of Terms 4-9.1
Lawyer Referral and Information Services Rule
Lawyer Referral and Information Services 4-10.1