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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.
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Revision of: Rotunda, Ronald D. Legal ethics in a nutshell. Fourth edition. St. Paul, MN : West,