ISBN : 9780199855728
Every attorney licensed to practice in the State of New York needs access to the most current case law, opinions, and in-depth commentary governing ethical conduct in order to avoid costly and time consuming disciplinary proceedings. This publication, edited by the New York County Lawyers' Association, includes the complete New York Rules of Professional Conduct, selected state and federal statutes and court rules, a comprehensive index, and a Code-to-Rules correlation table comparing the provisions of the new Rules to their comparable provisions in the prior Code. The New York Rules of Professional Conduct provides in-depth analysis of each ethics rule for real practice as well as a best practices section on how to protect your law license, practice tips, warning and alerts, and other helpful articles. Practitioner and specialty-oriented commentary addresses issues specific to practice areas. For ease of use, finding aids including a cumulative index, table of rules, table of cases, and a bibliography. Topically-organized annotations of relevant ethics opinions, cases and forms are also provided. Cross references compare the recent New York Rules with the past New York Code and current ABA Model Rules. The Fall 2011 edition includes the most recent NYSBA Commentary and 14 new Ethics Opinions. New in this edition is the New York County Lawyers' Association's Response to the Draft Report of NYSBA Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession, and articles including Ethical Issues in Employment Law Cases, Shysters, Sharks and Saviors: Are Legal Ethics Immoral? and The Future of the Legal Profession. This publication can also be purchased as a subscription and is published twice per year.
Volume 1 Preface Tribute to Mary C. Daly Introduction: The Rules of Professional Conduct by Lewis Tesser Some Historical Perspectives on New York's Rules of Professional Conduct by Edwin David Robertson Revised NY Rules of Professional Conduct and NYSBA Commentary Volume 2 Revised NY Rules of Professional Conduct Reports: Survey of Attorney Disciplinary Rules in the State and Federal Courts of New York with Comments by NYCLA's Committee on Professional Discipline Task Force Report on Professionalism by New York County Lawyers' Association New York County Lawyers' Association's Response to Draft Report of NYSBA Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession Subcommittee of NYCLA's Task Force on Professionalism by Ronald Minkoff (Chair), Ramsey Chamie, Bari Chase, Todd Duffy, with assistance from Zack Cronin Articles: Attorney Discipline in New York by Lewis Tesser Avoiding Complaints and Violations by Lewis Tesser The New NY Rules of Professional Conduct by Sarah Jo Hamilton and Lewis Tesser Who is the "Lawyer" Governed by New York's Disciplinary Rules? by Wally Larson, Jr. and Lewis Tesser Attorney Ethics and Real Estate Issues by Carol Sigmond and Lewis Tesser When a Client Wants to Give Something of Value to the Attorney by Thomas G. Draper, Jr. and Lewis Tesser Is Law Firm Discrimination Unethical? by Barry R. Temkin Ethical Issues in Employment Law Cases by Jane B. Jacobs, Kathleen Peratis, Lewis Tesser, and David Wirtz Shysters, Sharks and Saviors: Are Legal Ethics Immoral? Adapted from CLE program The Future of the Legal Profession by Bari Chase and Zack Cronin, based on research conducted by NYCLA's Task Force on Professionalism Sample Forms Bibliography Opinions: Recent NYCLA Ethics Opinions Recent NYSBA Ethics Opinions Recent NYC Bar Association Ethics Opinions Tables: Table of Cited Cases Table of Cited Ethics Opinions Index