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Former Rules

Former Rules of Professional Conduct: Rule 4--Transactions With Persons Other Than Clients

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.


Truthfulness in Statements to Others
Communication Between Lawyer and
Opposing Parties

Dealing with Unrepresented Person
Respect for Rights of Third Persons