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Is your complaint about how the lawyer dealt with you? (Rule 1)

Did the lawyer fail to demonstrate competence in representing you?

Scope of Representation (Rule1.2)

Did the lawyer fail to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing you by failing to:  (Rule 1.3)

Communications (Rule 1.4)

Fees (Rule 1.5)  Did the lawyer:

Confidentiality (Rule 1.6) Did the lawyer:

Rule 1.7 Conflict Of Interest:

Rule 1.8 Conflict Of Interest witt Current Client Specific Rules. Did the lawyer:

Rule 1.9 Duties To Former Clients - Did the lawyer:

Rule 1.10 Imputation Of Conflicts Of Interest: General Rule

Rule 1.11 Special Conflicts Of Interest For Former And Current Government Officers And Employees

Rule 1.12 Former Judge, Arbitrator, Mediator Or Other Third-Party Neutral

Rule 1.13 Organization As Client

Rule 1.14 Client With Diminished Capacity

Rule 1.15 Safekeeping Property

Rule 1.16 Declining Or Terminating Representation

Rule 1.17 Sale Of Law Practice

Rule 1.18 Duties To Prospective Client

Did the lawyer give good counsel? (Rule 2)

Rule 2.1 Advisor In representing a client, a lawyer shall exercise independent professional judgment and render candid advice. In rendering advice, a lawyer may refer not only to law but to other considerations such as moral, economic, social and political factors, that may be relevant to the client's situation.

Rule 2.3 Evaluation For Use By Third Persons

Rule 2.4 Lawyer Serving As Third-Party Neutral

Was the lawyer a competent Advocate? (Rule 3)

Rule 3.1 Meritorious Claims And Contentions A lawyer shall not bring or defend a proceeding, or assert or controvert an issue therein, unless there is a basis in law and fact for doing so that is not frivolous, which includes a good faith argument for an extension, modification or reversal of existing law. A lawyer for the defendant in a criminal proceeding, or the respondent in a proceeding that could result in incarceration, may nevertheless so defend the proceeding as to require that every element of the case be established.

Rule 3.2 Expediting Litigation A lawyer shall make reasonable efforts to expedite litigation consistent with the interests of the client.

Rule 3.3 Candor Toward The Tribunal

ule 3.4 Fairness To Opposing Party And Counsel

Rule 3.5 Impartiality And Decorum Of The Tribunal A lawyer shall not:

Rule 3.6 Trial Publicity

ule 3.7 Lawyer As Witness

Rule 3.8 Special Responsibilities Of A Prosecutor The prosecutor in a criminal case shall:

Rule 3.9 Advocate In Non-adjudicative Proceedings A lawyer representing a client before a legislative body or administrative agency in a non-adjudicative proceeding shall disclose that the appearance is in a representative capacity and shall conform to the provisions of Rules 3.3(a) through (c), 3.4(a) through (c), and 3.5.

Is your concern about the lawyers relationships with others? (Rule 4)

Rule 4.1 Truthfulness In Statements To Others In the course of representing a client a lawyer shall not knowingly:

Rule 4.2 Communication With Person Represented By Counsel In representing a client, a lawyer shall not communicate about the subject of the representation with a person the lawyer knows to be represented by another lawyer in the matter, unless the lawyer has the consent of the other lawyer or is authorized to do so by law or a court order.

Rule 4.3 Dealing With Unrepresented Person In dealing on behalf of a client with a person who is not represented by counsel, a lawyer shall not state or imply that the lawyer is disinterested. When the lawyer knows or reasonably should know that the unrepresented person misunderstands the lawyer’s role in the matter, the lawyer shall make reasonable efforts to correct the misunderstanding. The lawyer shall not give legal advice to an unrepresented person, other than the advice to secure counsel, if the lawyer knows or reasonably should know that the interests of such a person are or have a reasonable possibility of being in conflict with the interests of the client.

Rule 4.3 Dealing With Unrepresented Person In dealing on behalf of a client with a person who is not represented by counsel, a lawyer shall not state or imply that the lawyer is disinterested. When the lawyer knows or reasonably should know that the unrepresented person misunderstands the lawyer’s role in the matter, the lawyer shall make reasonable efforts to correct the misunderstanding. The lawyer shall not give legal advice to an unrepresented person, other than the advice to secure counsel, if the lawyer knows or reasonably should know that the interests of such a person are or have a reasonable possibility of being in conflict with the interests of the client.

Rule 4.4 Respect For Rights Of Third Persons

Does your issue concern the lawyer's relationships with other law firms or associations? (Rule 5)

Rule 5.1 Responsibilities Of Partners,Managers, And Supervisory Lawyers

ule 5.2 Responsibilities Of A Subordinate Lawyer

Rule 5.3 Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistance

Rule 5.6 Restrictions On Right To Practice A lawyer shall not participate in offering or making:

Rule 5.7 Responsibilities Regarding Law-Related Services

Is your concern about the lawyers actions in public service? (Rule 6)

Rule 6.1 Voluntary Pro Bono Publico Service Every lawyer has a professional responsibility to provide legal services to those unable to pay. A lawyer should aspire to render at least (50) hours of pro bono publico legal services per year. In fulfilling this responsibility, the lawyer should:

Rule 6.2 Accepting Appointments A lawyer shall not seek to avoid appointment by a tribunal to represent a person except for good cause, such as:

Rule 6.3 Membership In Legal Services Organization A lawyer may serve as a director, officer or member of a legal services organization, apart from the law firm in which the lawyer practices, notwithstanding that the organization serves persons having interests adverse to a client of the lawyer. The lawyer shall not knowingly participate in a decision or action of the organization:

Public Service Rule 6.4 Law Reform Activities Affecting Client Interests A lawyer may serve as a director, officer or member of an organization involved in reform of the law or its administration notwithstanding that the reform may affect the interests of a client of the lawyer. When the lawyer knows that the interests of a client may be materially benefitted by a decision in which the lawyer participates, the lawyer shall disclose that fact but need not identify the client.

Public Service Rule 6.5 Nonprofit And Court-Annexed Limited Legal Services Programs

Does your complaint involve information about legal services? (Rule 7)

Information About Legal Services Rule 7.1 Communications Concerning A Lawyer's Services A lawyer shall not make a false or misleading communication about the lawyer or the lawyer's services. A communication is false or misleading if it contains a material misrepresentation of fact or law, or omits a fact necessary to make the statement considered as a whole not materially misleading.

Rule 7.2 Advertising

Rule 7.3 Solicitation of Clients

Rule 7.4 Communication of Fields of Practice and Specialization

Rule 7.5 Firm Names And Letterheads

Rule 7.6 Political Contributions To Obtain Legal Engagements Or Appointments By Judges A lawyer or law firm shall not accept a government legal engagement or an appointment by a judge if the lawyer or law firm makes a political contribution or solicits political contributions for the purpose of obtaining or being considered for that type of legal engagement or appointment.

Does your complaint involve the Professional Integrity of the lawyer? (Rule 8)

An applicant for admission to the bar, or a lawyer in connection with a bar admission application or in connection with a disciplinary matter, shall not:

Rule 8.2 Judicial And Legal Officials

Rule 8.3 Reporting Professional Misconduct

Rule 8.4 Misconduct It is professional misconduct for a lawyer to:

Rule 8.5 Disciplinary Authority; Choice Of Law