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Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook, 5th Edition (eBook)

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Item Code: 09467-EBP

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The new fifth edition of the Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook is a substantial update, incorporating discussion and citation to numerous recent ethics opinions, court decisions, articles, and significant developments of interest in the field. Each and every chapter has been revised and supplemented. Among the many areas of additional guidance, this edition incorporates the amendments to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct through February 9, 2017, including recent amendments to RPC 1.2, 1.7, 1.8, 1.15, 1.17, 5.7, and 5.8. This update also includes discussions of recent formal opinions issued by the Ethics Committee covering topics such as the ethical use of social media by attorneys, ethical constraints in responding to a client’s negative online review, participation in fixed-fee, limited-scope legal services referral programs, and providing advice to marijuana-related businesses. The fifth edition features updates of all 15 chapters, annotations, and commentary, as well as an appendix of the Rules of Professional Conduct with comments.

Summary of Contents

Identification of the Client and the Scope of Representation
Basic Duties Owed to the Client
Confidentiality
Conflicts of Interest
Property Held for Clients and Others and Lawyer Trust Accounts
Fees and Billing
The Lawyer as Advocate
Transactions with Persons Other Than Clients
Advertising and Solicitation
Organization as Client: Rule 1.13
Organizing an Ethical Law Practice
Nonlegal Services
Misconduct and Reporting Obligations Under Rule 8.4
An Introduction to the Disciplinary Board
Functioning in the Profession
Index of Rules
Subject Index


Published: 6/1/2017
Size: Other

Authors/Faculty

Michael L. Temin Esq.
Fox Rothschild LLP (Phila)
Thomas G. Wilkinson Jr, Esq.
Cozen O'Connor (Phila)
John M. Abel Esq.
Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General Bureau of Consumer Protection
Mr. Andrew Wilfrid Allison Esq.
Post & Schell (Phila)
Mr. Gregory A. Biernacki Esq.
Biernacki & Associates PC
Mr. Chester C. Corse Jr, Esq.
Williamson Friedberg & Jones LLC
David A. Fitzsimons Esq.
Martson Law Offices
Daniel Q. Harrington Esq.
Cozen O'Connor (Phila)
Mr. John Edward Iole Esq.
Jones Day (Pitts)
Mr. Abraham C. Reich Esq.
Fox Rothschild LLP (Phila)
Barbara S. Rosenberg Esquire
Law Office of Barbara S. Rosenberg
Steven A. Wakefield Jr, Esq.
City of Philadelphia Department of Revenue
Beth L. Weisser Esq.
Fox Rothschild LLP (Phila)