Morgan's Gilbert Law Summary on Legal Ethics, 9th

Imprint
Gilbert
ISBN-13
9781634607094
Primary Subject
Professional Resp/Ethics
Format
Softbound
Copyright
2017
Series
Gilbert Law Summaries
Softbound - New, softbound print book.

Description

The subjects covered in this outline are regulating admission to practice, preventing unauthorized practice of law. Discusses the contract between client and lawyer, including lawyer's duties regarding accepting employment, spheres of authority of lawyer and client, obligation of client to lawyer, and terminating the lawyer-client relationship, and attorney-client privilege. Other topics discussed include professional duty of confidentiality, conflicts of interest, obligations to third persons and the legal system, special obligations in litigation (including limitations on advancing money to client and duty to reject certain actions), solicitation and advertising, specialization, disciplinary process, malpractice, and special responsibilities of judges.