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Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct

Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct

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Suite 310Published by the
Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct
(with amendments through June 22, 2011)
 
Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board2800 Veterans Memorial BoulevardMetairie, Louisiana 70002(504) 834-1488 or (800) 489-8411(
last modified July 1, 2011)
 
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ARTICLE XVI. RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT(As amended effective January 6, 2010)TABLE OF RULES
RULE 1.0. TERMINOLOGY 6-7
CLIENT-LAWYER RELATIONSHIP
RULE 1.1. COMPETENCE 8 RULE 1.2. SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION AND ALLOCATION OF AUTHORITY BETWEENCLIENT AND LAWYER 8RULE 1.3. DILIGENCE 8RULE 1.4. COMMUNICATION 9RULE 1.5. FEES 10-12RULE 1.6. CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION 13RULE 1.7. CONFLICT OF INTEREST: CURRENT CLIENTS 14RULE 1.8. CONFLICT OF INTEREST: CURRENT CLIENTS:SPECIFIC RULES 15-19RULE 1.9. DUTIES TO FORMER CLIENTS 20RULE 1.10. IMPUTATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST:GENERAL RULE 21RULE 1.11. SPECIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST FOR FORMER AND CURRENTGOVERNMENT OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES 22-23RULE 1.12. FORMER JUDGE, ARBITRATOR, MEDIATOR OR OTHER THIRD-PARTYNEUTRAL 24RULE 1.13. ORGANIZATION AS CLIENT 25-26 RULE 1.14. CLIENT WITH DIMINISHED CAPACITY 26RULE 1.15. SAFEKEEPING PROPERTY 27-31IOLTA RULES 31-33
 
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RULE 1.16. DECLINING OR TERMINATING REPRESENTATION 34-35RULE 1.17. [RESERVED] 35RULE 1.18. DUTIES TO PROSPECTIVE CLIENT 35
COUNSELOR
RULE 2.1. ADVISOR 36RULE 2.2 (DELETED) 36RULE 2.3. EVALUATION FOR USE BY THIRD PERSONS 36RULE 2.4. LAWYER SERVING AS THIRD-PARTY NEUTRAL 36
ADVOCATE
RULE 3.1. MERITORIOUS CLAIMS AND CONTENTIONS 37RULE 3.2. EXPEDITING LITIGATION 37RULE 3.3. CANDOR TOWARD THE TRIBUNAL 37-38RULE 3.4. FAIRNESS TO OPPOSING PARTY AND COUNSEL 38RULE 3.5. IMPARTIALITY AND DECORUM OF THE TRIBUNAL 39RULE 3.6. TRIAL PUBLICITY 39-40RULE 3.7. LAWYER AS WITNESS 40RULE 3.8. SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PROSECUTOR 41RULE 3.9. ADVOCATE IN NONADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS 41
TRANSACTIONS WITH PERSONS OTHER THAN CLIENTS
RULE 4.1. TRUTHFULNESS IN STATEMENTS TO OTHERS 42RULE 4.2. COMMUNICATION WITH PERSON REPRESENTEDBY COUNSEL 42RULE 4.3. DEALING WITH UNREPRESENTED PERSON 42

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