The Ethical Oregon Lawyer, 2015 Revision

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SUMMARY
Ethics is a piece of the puzzle for every legal practice and every case you handle. No matter what your practice area, you need to follow the disciplinary rules—for yourself and for your clients.
DESCRIPTION
1 volume; loose-leaf
784 pages
Publication Date: Oct. 1, 2015
Editorial Review Board: Peter Jarvis; Brad Tellam; Mark Fucile

Ethics is a piece of the puzzle for every legal practice and every case you handle. No matter what your practice area, you need to follow the disciplinary rules—for yourself and for your clients. But you often have questions about how to do that.

The Ethical Oregon Lawyer is the best resource to help you fill in all the pieces of the puzzle and to answers these ethics questions and more, including: how are attorney fees governed; what constitutes competent representation; what limitations do lawyers face when advertising their services; what rights does an accused lawyer have in a disciplinary hearing; how do the Oregon RPCs affect a lawyer’s duty of confidentiality; in which circumstances may a lawyer ethically withdraw from a case, and many more…


TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 Overview of Resources on the Law Governing Lawyers
2 Marketing, Advertising and Solicitation
3 Attorney Fees and Fee Agreements
4 Withdrawal from Employment
5 Identifying the Client
6 Confidentiality of Information Relating to Representation
7 Client Representation
8 Advocacy
9 Economic and Personal Conflicts
10 Multiple-Client Conflicts
11 Special Issues for In-House Lawyers and Government Lawyers
12 Lawyer Trust Accounts and Client Property
13 Law-Practice Organization, Management, and Sales
14 Disclosure of Information and Duty to Cooperate
15 Oregon Judicial Ethics
16 Legal Malpractice and Lawyer Professional Responsibility
17 Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Procedures
18 Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity and Disability
19 Reciprocal Admissions and Related Licensing Issues
20 Conflicts-Waiver Letters
21 Negotiation Ethics

Table of Forms
Table of Statutes and Rules
Table of Cases
Subject Index