Former Rules

Former D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct

This document has 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.

Court Order
Preface
Scope
Terminology
Note to the Reader
Rule 1—Client-Lawyer Relationship
Rule 2—Counselor
Rule 3—Advocate
Rule 4—Transactions with Persons Other Than Clients
Rule 5—Law Firms and Associations
Rule 6—Public Service
Rule 7—Information About Legal Services
 
7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
7.5
  Communications Concerning a Lawyer’s Services
Not contained in District of Columbia Rules
Not contained in District of Columbia Rules
Not contained in District of Columbia Rules
Firm Names and Letterheads
Rule 8—Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession
Rule 9—Nondiscrimination by Members of the Bar


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