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California Attorney Ethics in Practice

12 STEPS TO A HEALTHIER LAW PRACTICE IN 2020: STEP 8 – COMMUNICATION IS KEY

How is summer over already? In November 2018, 69 new or amended California Rules of Professional Conduct (“CRPC”) were thrust upon California’s more than 250,000 lawyers. These rules were renumbered and reorganized to align with the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Model Rules and replaced the 46 ethics rules that California lawyers had been following for nearly 30 years.  Despite each…

12 STEPS TO A HEALTHIER LAW PRACTICE IN 2020: STEP 7 – THE PRACTICE OF LAW IS NOT A DATING SERVICE

Happy July! In November 2018, 69 new or amended California Rules of Professional Conduct (“CRPC”) were thrust upon California’s more than 250,000 lawyers. These rules were renumbered and reorganized to align with the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Model Rules and replaced the 46 ethics rules that California lawyers had been following for nearly 30 years.  Despite each of us having…

12 STEPS TO A HEALTHIER LAW PRACTICE IN 2020: STEP 6 – ADVISE ON THE LAW

Happy Summer! In November 2018, 69 new or amended California Rules of Professional Conduct (“CRPC”) were thrust upon California’s more than 250,000 lawyers. These rules were renumbered and reorganized to align with the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Model Rules and replaced the 46 ethics rules that California lawyers had been following for nearly 30 years.  Despite each of us having…

12 STEPS TO A HEALTHIER LAW PRACTICE IN 2020: STEP 5 – SHARING IS CARING

Happy May? In November 2018, 69 new or amended California Rules of Professional Conduct (“CRPC”) were thrust upon California’s more than 250,000 lawyers. These rules were renumbered and reorganized to align with the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Model Rules and replaced the 46 ethics rules that California lawyers had been following for nearly 30 years.  Despite each of us having…

12 STEPS TO A HEALTHIER LAW PRACTICE IN 2020: STEP 4 – MONEY DOES NOT BUY HAPPINESS

Happy April! In November 2018, 69 new or amended California Rules of Professional Conduct (“CRPC”) were thrust upon California’s more than 250,000 lawyers. These rules were renumbered and reorganized to align with the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Model Rules and replaced the 46 ethics rules that California lawyers had been following for nearly 30 years.  Despite each of us having…