Professional Guidelines

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Professional Guidelines

Cross Reference Table: Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct to Code of Professional Responsibility

See also: Virginia Code of Professional Responsibility to Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct

Virginia Rules of Conduct Issue or Topic Virginia Code of Responsibility
1.1 Competence DR 6-101 (A)(2)
1.2(a) Scope of Representation ***EC 7-7; EC 7-8
1.2(b) " " " " DR 7-101 (B)(1)
1.2(c) " " " " DR 7-102 (A)(7); DR 7-102(A)(6); DR7-105 (A); EC 7-5
1.2(d) " " " " ***
1.2(e) " " " " DR 7-108 (A)(1)
1.3(a) Diligence DR 6-101 (B)
1.3(b) " " " " DR 7-101 (A)(2)
1.3(c) " " " " DR 7-101 (A)(3)
1.4(a) Communication DR 6-101 (C)
1.4(b) " " " " ***EC 7-8; EC 9-2
1.4(c) " " " " DR 6-101 (D)
1.5(a) Fees DR 2-105 (A); EC 2-20
1.5(b) Contingent Fees DR 2-105 (C); EC 2-22
1.5(c) Fee Splitting DR 2-105 (D)
1.5(d) Contingent Fees DR 2-105 (C)
1.5(e) Fees Sharing DR 2-105 (D)
1.5(f) " " " " ***
1.6(a) Confidentiality DR 4-101 (A), (B)
1.6(b)(1) Disclosure Required By Law or Court Order DR 4-101 (C)(2)
1.6(b)(2) Disclosure to Protect Lawyer's Legal Rights DR 4-101 (C)(4)
1.6(b)(3) Disclosure of Client Fraud on Third Party DR 4-101 (C)(3)
1.6(b)(4) Disclosure of Client Information for Attorney's Death or Disability ***
1.6(b)(5) Disclosure of Client Information for LOMAP ***
1.6(b)(6) Disclosure of Client Information to Outside Auditor ***EC 4-3
1.6(c)(1) Disclosure of Client's Intent to Commit Crime DR 4-101 (D)
1.6(c)(2) Disclosure of Client Fraud on Tribunal DR 4-101 (D)
1.6(c)(3) Reporting Misconduct of Another Attorney ***
1.7(a), (b) Conflict of Interest DR 5-105 (A), (C)
1.8(a) Business Transaction With Client DR 5-104 (A)
1.8(b) Improper Use of Client Confidences or Secrets DR 4-101 (B)(3)
1.8(c) Client Gifts to Lawyer DR 5-104 (A)
1.8(d) Literary Rights in Subject Matter of Representation *** EC 5-4
1.8(e) Financial Assistance to Client DR 5-103 (B)
1.8(f) Nonclient Paying Lawyer's Fee DR 5-106 (A)
1.8(g) Aggregate Settlements DR 5-107
1.8(h) Limitation of Malpractice Liability DR 6-102 (A)
1.8(i) Interfamily Comflicts ***
1.8(j) Proprietary Interest in Client Matter ***
1.8(k) Imputation of Conflicts ***
1.9(a) Conflict of Interest: Former Client DR 5-105 (D)
1.9(b) " " " " ***
1.9(c) " " " " ***
1.10(a)-(e) Imputed Disqualification ***DR 5-105 (E)
1.11(a) Public Officials: Conflicts DR 8-101 (A)
1.11(b) " " " " DR 9-101 (B)
1.11(c) " " " " ***
1.11(d) " " " " ***
1.11(e) " " " " ***
1.11(f) " " " " ***
1.12(a) Former Judge, Arbitrator or Mediator DR 9-101 (A): EC 5-20
1.12(b) " " " " ***
1.12(c) " " " " ***
1.12(d) " " " " ***
1.13 Organization as a Client ***EC 5-18; EC 5-24
1.14 Client With Impairment ***EC 7-11; EC 7-12
1.15(a) Safekeeping Property DR 9-102 (A)
1.15(b) " " " " ***
1.15(c) " " " " DR 9-102 (B)
1.15(d) " " " " ***
1.15(e)(1) Recordkeeping Requirements for Trust Accounts DR 9-103
1.15(e)(2) Recordkeeping Requirements for Lawyers Serving as Fiduciaries ***
1.15(f) Accounting Procedures DR 9-103 (B)
1.16(a) Terminating or Declining Representation DR 2-108 (A)
1.16(b) " " " " DR 2-108 (B)
1.16(c) " " " " DR 2-108 (C)
1.16(d) " " " " DR 2-108 (D)
1.16(e) Delivery of Former Client's File ***
1.17 Sale of a Law Practice *** EC 4-6
2.1 Lawyer as Advisor *** EC 7-8
2.3 Lawyer as Evaluator *** EC 5-20
2.10 Third Party Neutral ***
2.11 Mediator ***
3.1 Meritorious Claims ***
3.3(a)(1) Candor Toward Tribunal DR 7-102 (A)(5)
3.3(a)(2) " " " " DR 7-102 (A)(3)
3.3(a)(3) Controlling Legal Authority *** EC 7-20
3.3(a)(4) False Evidence *** EC 7-102 (A)(4)
3.3(b) " " " " ***
3.3(c) Ex Parte Proceedings ***
3.3(d) Reporting Third Party Fraud on Tribunal DR 7-102 (B)
3.4(a) Fairness To Opposing Party & Counsel; Obstructing Access to Evidence DR 7-108 (A)
3.4(b) Secreting Witnesses DR 7-108 (B)
3.4(c) Compensating Witnesses DR 7-108 (B)
3.4(d) Disregarding Court Rules or Orders DR 7-105 (A)
3.4(e) Discovery Abuse ***
3.4(f) Improper Trial Conduct DR 7-105 (C)(1)-(4)
3.4(g) Disruptive Rule Violations DR 7-105 (C)(5)
3.4(h) Discouraging Witnesses ***
3.4(i) Threatening Criminal or Disciplinary Action DR 7-104
3.4(j) Harassing or Injuring Others DR 7-102 (A)(1)
3.5(a), (b), (c) Communication With Jurors DR 7-107 (A)-(F), ***
3.5(d) Influencing Judges DR 7-109 (A)
3.5(e) Ex Parte Communication With Judge DR 7-109 (B)
3.5(f) Disruptive Conduct Toward Tribunal ***
3.6(a), (b) Tribal Publicity DR 7-106
3.7(a) Lawyer as Witness DR 5-101 (B); DR 5-102 (A)
3.7(b) " " " " DR 5-102 (B)
3.7(c) " " " " ***
3.8(a) Additional Responsibilities of a Prosecutor DR 8-102 (A)(1)
3.8(b) " " " " DR 8-102 (A)(1)
3.8(c) " " " " DR 8-102 (A)(2)
3.8(d) " " " " DR 8-102 (A)(3)
3.8(e) " " " " DR 7-106 (B)
4.1(a) Truthfulness in statements to Others DR 7-102 (A)(5)
4.1(b) " " " " DR 7-102 (A)(3); DR 7-102 (A)(7)
4.2 Ex Parte Communication With Represented Person DR 7-103 (A)(1)

 

Updated: November 1, 2012