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Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards 2014 Edition

Publication Year: 2014
Price: $41.95 to subscribe , $41.95 to renew (Term: 365 Days)

Description:

The 2014 Edition of the ABA Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards gathers together for immediate reference the essential legal ethics materials needed by lawyers and judges in their daily practice, law students in their exploration of the standards of their new profession, and legal scholars in their analysis of the changing currents that influence professional regulation.

The first section of the Compendium presents models for ethical and professional conduct and standards for enforcing that conduct that have been developed by the American Bar Association. These models have been used as the foundation for most state regulations and as interpretive guidance for the courts in their resolution of professional responsibility issues. Despite the local variations in the way they have been adopted (occasionally significant), they serve to familiarize the reader with the philosophy of lawyer regulation and can be used to initiate review of substantive issues unfamiliar to the lawyer, more...

Essential Qualities of the Professional Lawyer

Publication Year: 2014
Price: $49.95 to subscribe , $49.95 to renew (Term: 365 Days)

Description:

Today's new lawyers and law students find themselves entering an American legal profession that is in the midst of disruptive innovation in the way legal services are provided and law practices are organized. More than ever, new and aspiring lawyers must both (i) internalize those professional values and qualities that build resilience in an era of seismic professional change, and (ii) be exposed early and broadly to the lawyer skill sets and habits that engender professional success. This essential resource addresses a widely observed gap in legal education and professionalism materials on professional development in a practice-focused context. William M. Sullivan, chief author of Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law, the ground-breaking report of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, notes in this book's Foreword the need for development of resilience by new lawyers as part of professional formation, and observes, "This book speaks directly to more...

Model Rules of Professional Conduct, 2014 Edition

Publication Year: 2014
Price: $26.95 to subscribe , $26.95 to renew (Term: 365 Days)

Description:

The 2014 Edition of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct will provide you with an up-to-date resource for information on lawyer ethics. The Rules, with some variations, have been adopted in 50 jurisdictions. Federal, state, and local courts in all jurisdictions look to the Rules for guidance in resolving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions, and much more. In this volume, the black-letter Rules of Professional Conduct are followed by numbered Comments that explain each Rule's purpose and provide suggestions for its practical application. The Rules will help you identify proper conduct in a variety of given situations, review those instances where discretionary action is possible, and define the nature of the relationship between you and your clients, your colleagues, and the courts. Convenient tables provide cross-references to corollary provisions of the former ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility. In addition, the new edition includes the most more...