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PROFESSIONAL RULES

Rules on Lawyers Professional Responsibility

Rules on Lawyers Professional Responsibility

Effective January 1, 1977
With amendments effective through January 1, 2017

TABLE OF HEADNOTES

Rule
1.Definitions
2.Purpose
3.District Ethics Committee
4.Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board
5.Director
6.Complaints
6Z.Complaints Involving Judges
7.District Committee Investigation
8.Director's Investigation
9.Panel Proceedings
10.Dispensing with Panel Proceedings
11.Resignation
12.Petition for Disciplinary Action
13.Answer to Petition for Disciplinary Action
14.Hearing on Petition for Disciplinary Action
15.Disposition; Protection of Clients
16.Temporary Suspension Pending Disciplinary Proceedings
17.Felony Conviction
18.Reinstatement
19.Effect of Previous Proceedings
20.Confidentiality; Expunction
21.Privilege; Immunity
22.Payment of Expenses
23.Supplemental Rules
24.Costs and Disbursements
25.Required Cooperation
26.Duties of Disciplined, Disabled, Conditionally Admitted, or Resigned Lawyer
27.Trustee Proceeding
28.Disability Status
29.Ex Parte Communications
30.Administrative Suspension