This study aid covers the field of professional responsibility, focusing not only on the ABA Model Rules, but also on relationship between the rules and doctrines of agency, tort, contract, evidence, and constitutional law. Beginning with the formation of the attorney-client relationship, the book proceeds through topics including attorneys' fees, malpractice and ineffective assistance of counsel, confidentiality and privilege rules, conflicts of interest, witness perjury and litigation misconduct, advertising and solicitation, admission to practice, and the organization of the legal profession. Coverage includes all subjects that are tested on the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
This student guide analyzes the fundamental issues of lawyers' ethics and the ABA's Model Rules. Includes discussions of the adversary system, the lawyer's virtue and the client's autonomy, the ethic of zealous representation, lawyer-client trust and confidence, counseling clients, coaching witnesses, judicial impartiality, prosecutorial ethics, client solicitation, and more. Appendices address such topics as representing the unpopular client and taking advantage of an adversary's mistake.
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 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. Law of Lawyering is also available online via VitalLaw.
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."
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."