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ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct™

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What this service is:

Well known among the nation's lawyers as the most authoritative source for news and guidance on virtually every aspect of attorney conduct and legal ethics, trust the ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct to help you practice ethically.

What it helps you do:

  • Protect yourself and your clients by consulting this service as soon as a question arises, and avoid malpractice claims, sanctions, or disciplinary trouble.
  • Each topical Practice Guide in the Manual includes an overview, detailed background information and analysis of the law, and descriptions of how courts and ethics committees have applied the law in particular fact situations.
  • Stay ahead with Current Reports on recent court decisions, ethics opinions, disciplinary actions, and other news, all fully indexed.
  • Refer to American Bar Association standards and ethics opinions in full text and synopses of opinions by state and local bar associations.
Product Structure

Reference: analysis, guidance and primary source material

Notification: current reports providing news and developments

Web version offers full text of every ABA ethics opinion issued from 1986 onward, digests of state and local ethics opinions from 1986 to the present, and links to state websites for full text of state ethics rules and opinions.

Formats and Frequency

Print and web reference material is updated at least once a month. Print and web notification is issued biweekly. Print current reports are indexed every four months, cumulated annually. Web current reports are archived to 2/04/1998. E-mail summaries, providing the highlights and table of contents for each current report, with URLs to full-text articles and documents, are also available. 

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  • Corporate practice
  • Discipline
  • Disqualification
  • Ethics opinions
  • Fees
  • Government employment
  • Lawyer-client relationship
  • Malpractice
  • Model rules and standards
  • Multijurisdictional practice
  • Obligations to nonclients
  • Professional responsibility
  • Sanctions
  • Trial publicity
  • Unauthorized practice
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