Former Rules

Former Rules of Professional Conduct: Rule 3--Advocate

This Rule governed the practice of law in the District of Columbia from January 1, 1991, through January 31, 2007. As of February 1, 2007, the Amended Rules took effect.

3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6
3.7
3.8
3.9
Meritorious Claims and Contentions
Expediting Litigation
Candor Toward the Tribunal
Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel
Impartiality and Decorum of the Tribunal
Trial Publicity
Lawyer as Witness
Special Responsibilities of a Prosecutor
Advocate in Nonadjudicative Proceedings