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Professional Responsibility In Litigation

Author : Douglas R. Richmond
ISBN : 1634254414
Genre : Legal ethics
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Facing numerous professional responsibility challenges, trial and appellate lawyers must handle significant problems that can arise suddenly or in difficult circumstances. Written by experienced trial and appellate lawyers, this updated edition focuses on the responsibilities of practicing lawyers. Organized as an anthology with chapters that trace the life of a lawsuit from start to finish, each chapter covers a key aspect of litigation in depth. It begins with an examination of the professional responsibility issues attending pre-suit investigations and the initiation of litigation, and concludes with a discussion of the professional responsibilities unique to appellate lawyers. Chapters address key issues, such as pre-suit investigation; co-counsel and referral relationships; surreptitious investigations and discovery; ethics of e-discovery; receipt and release of confidential information; expert witness conflicts of interest; false testimony; lawyers as witnesses; and more.

Modern Litigation And Professional Responsibility Handbook

Author : William H. Fortune
ISBN : 0735516286
Genre : Law
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Find practical answers to hard questions about professional conduct -- and avoid wrong answers that could set back your firm -- with this authoritative guide to legal ethics. Drawing on statutes, standards, and actual cases, the authors show you how to: Evaluate tactics for possible ethical consequences -- Understand and comply with statutes, procedural rules, and standards of professional conduct while zealously representing your client -- Prevent your opponents from turning the rules to their own advantage You'll find concise, authoritative discussion of ethical problems that arise in such critical areas as: Investigation of claims -- Abuse of discovery -- Conflicts of interest -- Burdensome interrogatories -- Trial in the media -- VOIR DIRE and juror investigation -- Deposition tactics -- Special fee arrangements -- Settlement negotiations -- Withdrawal and client confidentiality -- Arguing false inferences based on inadmissible evidence -- Plus detailed attention to the special problems that arise in criminal defense, insurance defense, and class actions.

Model Rules Of Professional Conduct

Author : American Bar Association. House of Delegates
ISBN : 160442107X
Genre : Law
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The 2008 Edition of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct is an up-to-date resource for information on lawyer ethics. The Rules, with some variations, have been adopted in 48 jurisdictions. Federal, state, and local courts in all jurisdictions, even those that have not formally adopted the Rules, look to the Rules for guidance in resolving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions, and much more.

Lawyers And Ethics

Author : Gavin MacKenzie
ISBN : 0459239171
Genre : Lawyers
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Litigating Animal Law Disputes

Author : Joan Schaffner
ISBN : 1604420014
Genre : Law
File Size : 78. 86 MB
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This is a fast-growing field of law, and today more and more lawyers are finding they have cases that deal with animal law. This one-stop resource contains every major aspect of private civil and criminal litigation of animal law disputes. The book also contains sample litigation documents, discovery materials, expert information and more. It's the one resource every lawyer who engages in animal law needs.

Lawyers Ethics And Professional Responsibility

Author : Andrew Boon
ISBN : 9781509901807
Genre : Law
File Size : 84. 63 MB
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This book aims to produce lawyers who can debate, criticise and change professional ethics as well as understand their underlying rationale. Written by the author of the leading work on the subject, The Ethics and Conduct of Lawyers in England and Wales, this book is aimed at the undergraduate or postgraduate student taking a half or full course in the subject. The book is divided into four parts dealing with the professional and regulatory framework for delivering legal services, the obligations owed to clients, wider duties and responsibilities and practice settings. It sets out the important background to the modern practice of law, and explains the theoretical underpinning of professional ethics and its everyday application through conduct rules and principles. Extracts from legislation, cases and conduct rules are provided, and comparative issues are considered where relevant. The book is also interactive, raising issues and posing questions that will encourage students to engage with the material as they read, which will also be helpful for classroom discussion.

Toxic Mold Litigation

Author : Raymund C. King
ISBN : 1590318838
Genre : Law
File Size : 59. 55 MB
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This book is intended as a practical reference for lawyers and others who deal with the impact of mold on commercial and residential real estate, whether from the vantage point of insurance, construction, or ownership, and who want to gain a commonsense understanding of the current legal issues affecting mold litigation. The book is not intended to be an exhaustive legal treatise on mold litigation, but rather a practical road map for those who have limited experience in handling mold claims. Forms, checklists, and copies of actual petitions and orders from recent mold cases in the US are included. This edition adds a new chapter on floods and hurricanes, and updates on the science behind mold litigation and on government regulations. King has a medical degree from the U. of Texas and a law degree from the Oklahoma City U. School of Law.

Anderson S The Law Of Professional Conduct In Ohio

Author : Susan J. Becker
ISBN : 0327178361
Genre : Legal ethics
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Ethics And Professional Responsibility For Paralegals

Author : Therese A. Cannon
ISBN : 9781454873372
Genre : Law
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With complete coverage of the ethical principles that inform the role of the paralegal, Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals, Eighth Edition is ideal for use as either a primary course book, or a supplementary text. An authoritative presentation combined with clear and readable pedagogy enriches all levels of inquiry into the ethics of legal practice. Key Benefits: Comprehensive coverage of the professional responsibilities of paralegals, illuminated with chapter overviews, key terms, and a student-friendly organization. Discussion questions with hypotheticals and review questions in each chapter. Landmark cases, many involving paralegals, that demonstrate how the principles and rules of ethics are applied. Updated ethics opinions, with a focus on technology and social media, supported by new hypotheticals. Expanded coverage of how technology is affecting various aspects of ethics and practice, including confidentiality and privilege, competence, conflicts of interest and advertising. Many new cases including: State Bar v. Lang (unauthorized practice of law), Committee v. JPMorgan Chase (competence), Lola v. Skadden (professionalism), Pension Committee v. Banc of America Securities (advocacy), and McDermott v. Superior Court (confidentiality).

Professional Responsibility

Author : Nathan M. Crystal
ISBN : 9781454887317
Genre : Law
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Known for helping students develop the ability to make sound judgments and to develop a philosophy of lawyering, the concise Professional Responsibility: Problems of Practice and the Profession, Sixth Edition is adaptable to a host of teaching styles. Scores of realistic problems call on students to develop a cogent philosophy of lawyering as they master basic concepts and prepare for the MPRE.

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