N.Y.C. bar group close to approving disclosure rule
- State bar to consider overhaul of ethics rules. // Westchester County Business Journal;4/14/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 15, p18
Reports on the efforts of the New York State Bar Association to modernize rules governing daily ethical and business behavior of its members. Creation of a panel by the association to study proposals; Adoption of a version of the American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct;...
- BEYOND YES AND NO. Reich, Elaine // ABA Journal;Jun89, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p114
Presents a test of ethics standards governing a lawyer's conduct, illustrating the approaches taken by state and local bar associations in dealing with ethical issues. Disqualification arising from a nonlawyer or a paralegal's change in employment from one law firm to another while the firms...
- A new hallmark for integrity. Hackett Jr., Wesley P. // ABA Journal;Oct96, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p132
Ponders on the need for stricter ethics coded for a voluntary bar associations. Criticisms on organized bar; Regulation of lawyer conduct; Model rules of professional conduct.
- State bar approves proposed amendments. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;06/04/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p37
Reports on the New York State Bar Association's approval of a series of interrelated proposed amendments to the Lawyer's Code of Professional Responsibility. House of Delegates' vote to add provisions to the Code that clearly define the responsibility lawyers and law firms owe to clients and...
- Ethics School for Lawyers. Steinburg, Craig // Training & Development;Oct92, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p9
Focuses on Florida Bar Association's implementation of an ethics schools for lawyers accused of minor misconduct. Definition of minor misconduct; Overview of the ethics school program; Components of the ethics school's curriculum. INSET: Desperately Seeking Two Candidates' Views.
- ABA, N.Y.C. bar may produce pay-to-play compromise. Hume, Lynn Stevens // Bond Buyer;07/11/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30185, p1
Reports on the potential agreement between lawyers from two American Bar Association (ABA) committees and a New York City bar group on a proposal to condemn and prohibit pay-to-play practices by lawyers that could be adopted by the ABA's house of delegates at a meeting in San Francisco,...
- INFORMAL ETHICS OPINIONS. // ABA Journal;Aug86, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p118
Summarizes the informal opinions of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility which is based on the Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Proprietary of judicial award program; Billing corporations for personal legal services; Notice to opposing...
- Model rules jolted. Frank, Cheryl // ABA Journal;Jan1986, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p18
Reports on the New York Bar Association's rejection of the American Bar Association's proposed Model Rules of Professional Conduct in November 1985. Reasons of the bar for voting against the proposed rules; State bars which adopted the rules.
- TIME-OUT CALL. Podgers, James // ABA Journal;Jan2003, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p66
Reports on the decision of the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Client Protection to disseminate its proposal for the amendment of Rule 1.4 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Reasons behind the move of the committee; Purpose of the amendment; U.S. states that...