CHAPTER SCR 20
RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR ATTORNEYS
PREAMBLE: A LAWYER'S RESPONSIBILITIEs
SCR 20:1.0 Terminology.
SCR 20:1.1 Competence.
SCR 20:1.2 Scope of representation and allocation of authority between lawyer and client.
SCR 20:1.3 Diligence.
SCR 20:1.4 Communication.
SCR 20:1.5 Fees.
SCR 20:1.6 Confidentiality.
SCR 20:1.7 Conflicts of interest current clients.
SCR 20:1.8 Conflict of interest: prohibited transactions.
SCR 20:1.9 Duties to former clients.
SCR 20:1.10 Imputed disqualification: general rule.
SCR 20:1.11 Special conflicts of interest for former and current government
officers and employees.
SCR 20:1.12 Former judge, arbitrator, mediator or other 3rd-party neutral.
SCR 20:1.13 Organization as client.
SCR 20:1.14 Client with diminished capacity.
SCR 20:1.15 Safekeeping property; trust accounts and fiduciary accounts.
SCR 20:1.16 Declining or terminating representation.
SCR 20:1.17 Sale of law practice.
SCR 20:1.18 Duties to prospective client.
SCR 20:2.1 Advisor.
SCR 20:2.2 Omitted.
SCR 20:2.3 Evaluation for use by 3rd persons.
SCR 20:2.4 Lawyer serving as 3rd-party neutral.
SCR 20:3.1 Meritorious claims and contentions.
SCR 20:3.2 Expediting litigation.
SCR 20:3.3 Candor toward the tribunal.
SCR 20:3.4 Fairness to opposing party and counsel.
SCR 20:3.5 Impartiality and decorum of the tribunal.
SCR 20:3.6 Trial publicity.
SCR 20:3.7 Lawyer as witness.
SCR 20:3.8 Special responsibilities of a prosecutor.
SCR 20:3.9 Advocate in nonadjudicative proceedings.
SCR 20:3.10 Omitted.
transactions with persons other than clients
SCR 20:4.1 Truthfulness in statements to others.
SCR 20:4.2 Communication with person represented by counsel.
SCR 20:4.3 Dealing with unrepresented person.
SCR 20:4.4 Respect for rights of 3rd persons.
SCR 20:4.5 Guardians ad litem.
law firms and associations
SCR 20:5.1 Responsibilities of partners, managers, and supervisory lawyers.
SCR 20:5.2 Responsibilities of a subordinate lawyer.
SCR 20:5.3 Responsibilities regarding nonlawyer assistants.
SCR 20:5.4 Professional independence of a lawyer.
SCR 20:5.5 Unauthorized practice of law; multijurisdictional practice of law.
SCR 20:5.6 Restrictions on right to practice.
SCR 20:5.7 Limited liability legal practice.
SCR 20:5.8 Responsibilities regarding law-related services.