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Washington Legal Ethics Deskbook

Publication Year: updated 2009   Publication Type: Deskbook


Reviewed by members of the WSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee and the WSBA Office of Disciplinary Counsel, this deskbook remains the must-have reference for any attorney practicing in Washington. Updated in 2009 to cover amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct through January 1, 2009. Also includes two new chapters (chapters 17 and 18 below).

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Mark J. Fucile, Gail McMonagle (Editors-in-Chief), David Boerner, Douglas J. Ende, Mark J. Fucile, Julia Ann Gold, Robert B. Gould, Peter R. Jarvis, Thomas E. Kelly, Jr., Arthur J. Lachman, Gail McMonagle, Zachary Mosner, Michael H. Runyan, John A. Strait, Chris Sutton. REVIEWERS: Joanne S. Abelson, Leslie Ching Allen, Kevin Bank, Randy Beitel, Craig Bray, Jonathan Burke, Scott Busby, Anthony Butler, Felice P. Congalton, Francesca D’Angelo, Linda B. Eide, Douglas J. Ende, Joan Fairbanks, Chris Gray, Marsha Matsumoto, Jean K. McElroy, Nancy Miller, Vicki Lee Anne Parker, Sachia Stonefeld Powell, Anne I. Seidel, Debra Slater, Elizabeth Turner Smith

Leslie Ching Allen, Barry Althoff, James Berg, Michael R. Caryl, Felice P. Congalton, Douglas J. Ende, Mark J. Fucile, Maureen A. Hart, Kathryn L. Kafka, Amanda Lee, Robert Lewis, Julie Mass, Megan E. McCloskey, Joy McLean, Anne I. Seidel, Alan D. Smith, John A. Strait, Kathleen Wareham, Erin Warren, Jason T. Vail

Table of Contents:

 About Washington Ethics Opinions
Chapter 1 Formation of the Attorney-client Relationship
Chapter 2 Advertising and Solicitation
Chapter 3 Attorney Fees
Chapter 4 Withdrawal from Employment
Chapter 5 Client Trust Accounts
Chapter 6 Law Practice Organization Management and Sales
Chapter 7 Confidentiality
Chapter 8 Competence Diligence Zealousness and the Duty to Supervise Others
Chapter 9 Limitations to Representation of Clients- Litigation Matters
Chapter 10 Identification of the Client in Organizational Settings
Chapter 11 Conflicts of Interest
Chapter 12 Washington Mediation Ethics
Chapter 13 Government Lawyers
Chapter 14 Attorney Malpractice
Chapter 15 Washington's Lawyer Discipline System
Chapter 16 Ethical Issues in Bankruptcy
Chapter 17 Reciprocal Admission and Multijurisdictional Practice
Chapter 18 Ethical Issues in pro Bono and Vulnerable Client Representation
 Table of Statutes
 Table of Cases