This study aid tries to integrate the multitude of rules, statutes & regulations which govern a lawyer's activities. Therefore references are made to the ABA Model Rules, as well as the Restatement and numerous federal and state statutes on the topic.
This resource provices a basic overview of legal ethics. It uses the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility and Model Rules of Professional Conduct as the basis for discussion. Appendices address such topics as representing the unpopular client and taking advantage of an adversary's mistake.
This two-volume looseleaf treatise is a commentary on the Model Rules. It provides the full text of each Model Rule provision in sequential order, followed by the authors' commentary, which puts the rule into context, helps identify its key features, and shows its relation to other Rules and the ALI's Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers. It is updated annually.
This treatise covers the "common law applicable to the legal profession: regulation of the profession; the client-lawyer relationship, including the financial and property relationship; lawyer civil liability; confidential client information; representing clients, especially in litigation; and conflict of interest."
The BNA manual is offered electronically through Bloomberg Law. The manual provides news and practical guidance in the areas of attorney conduct and legal ethics. In addition to recent court decisions and ethics opinions, its Practice Guides give background and legal analysis.
This treatise focuses on "prevention, insurance, and malpractice issues encountered by practitioners in every area of the law, including personal injury, real estate, collection and bankruptcy, family law, trust and estates, commercial law, and criminal law."