Connecting ethics & practice : a lawyer's guide to professional responsibility

Lewinbuk, Katerina P. author
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  • Creator Katerina P. Lewinbuk
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2017] ©2017
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxiv, 418 pages : illustrations, 26 cm
  • ISBNs 1454887737, 9781454887737
  • OCLC ocn967057489

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • History and theory of professional responsibility : where we started and who we are today -- The importance of integrity : before and after entering the profession -- Obtaining clients through pro bono work, judicial appointment, and other ways of creating the attorney-client relationship -- Confidentiality and attorney's fees -- Reality check : waiving confidentiality and applicable exceptions -- Conflict of interest -- The prosecutor's rule, declining representation and sale of law practice -- Working on the case : responsibilities in representing clients -- You can't work this client's case alone : what are your duties in a law firm? -- The role of judges and the license to practice law -- Malpractice liability : regulating from outside the disciplinary system -- Lawyers and their role in protecting human rights -- Balance in the legal profession : contemplative law and mindfulness