CHAPTER SCR 20
RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR ATTORNEYS
PREAMBLE:   A LAWYER'S RESPONSIBILITIEs
SCR 20:1.0   Terminology.
subchapter i
CLIENT-LAWYER RELATIONSHIP
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.
subchapter iI
COUNSELOR
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.
subchapter III
advocate
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.
subchapter iv
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.
subchapter v
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.
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