New Rules for Professional Conduct
New Rules of Professional Conduct
The State Bar’s new Rules of Professional Conduct are effective as of November 1, 2018. CEB has assembled a number of resources to help you understand the new rules and how they affect your practice.
From Our Blog
- What’s in it for You? Highlights of the New California Professional Rules
In May, after several rounds and many years of drafting, editing, and consideration, the California Supreme Court approved comprehensive changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct governing lawyers in California to take effect on November 1, 2018. These significant changes bring California rules more in line with the rest of the country. Here are some highlights of the new rules. Go to Article >
- New Ethics Rules Weigh In on Flat Fees
California’s new Rules of Professional Conduct, effective November 1, 2018, recognizes a trend in legal services billing—flat fees. Flat fees are becoming more common as an alternative to the traditional billable hour. As they rise in popularity outside of criminal law, the rules directly address them. Here’s what you need to know and do. The new Rules of Professional Conduct make a few important changes when it comes to flat fees.
- 3 New Rules Every Criminal Law Attorney Needs to Know
The new California Rules of professional Conduct, effective November 1, 2018, use the format and much of the substance of the ABA Model Rules. Here are three of the most important changes for prosecution and defense counsel. Go to Article >
Detailed Concordance Table
Includes both old and new rules plus new rules with no old rules.
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