Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee ("PREC")

Draft Comment Letters to Proposed Amendments to the Rules
of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of California as of
August 16, 2016

 

Read "A Practitioner's Guide to Proposed Rule Revisions" by PREC Chair Teresa J. Schmid.

 


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 1.0 [1-100]
Purpose and Function of the Rules of Professional Conduct


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 [3-110]
Competence


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 1.3
Diligence


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 1.4.1 [3-510]
Communication of Settlement Offers


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 1.6 [3-100]
Confidential Information of a Client


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 1.8.10 [3-120]
Sexual Relations With Client


Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct 1.12
Former Judge, Arbitrator, Mediator Or Other Third-Party Neutral


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 1.14 [3-100]
Client with Diminished Capacity


Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct 1.15 [4-100]
Safe Keeping Funds and Property of Clients and Other Persons


Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct 3.2
Delay of Litigation


Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct 3.5 [5-300/5/-320]
Contact With Judges, Officials, Employees and Jurors


Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct 4.2 [2-100]
Communication with a Represented Person


Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct 4.4
Duties Concerning Inadvertently Transmitted Writings


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 5.1
Responsibilities of Managerial and Supervisory Lawyers


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 5.3
Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistants


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 5.3.1 [1-311]
Employment of Disbarred, Suspended, Resigned or Involuntarily Inactive Lawyer


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 5.4 [1-320]
Financial and Similar Arrangements With Nonlawyers


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5 [1-300]
Unauthorized Practice of Law; Multijurisdictional Practice of Law


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 6.3
Membership In Legal Services Organization


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 7.1 [1-400]
Communications Concerning a Lawyer's Services


Proposed Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 8.1 [1-200]
False Statement Regarding Application for Admission, Readmission, Certification or Registration


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 8.1.1 [1-110]
Compliance with Conditions of Discipline and Agreements in Lieu of Discipline


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 8.2 [1-700]
Judicial Officials


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4 [1-120]
Misconduct


Proposed Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4.1 [2-400]
Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation