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California legal ethics, by Richard C. Wydick, Rex R. Perschbacher, Debra Lyn Bassett

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California legal ethics
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California legal ethics
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by Richard C. Wydick, Rex R. Perschbacher, Debra Lyn Bassett
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Wydick, Richard C
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1946-2018
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  • Perschbacher, Rex R.
  • Bassett, Debra Lyn
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  • Legal ethics
  • Practice of law
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California legal ethics, by Richard C. Wydick, Rex R. Perschbacher, Debra Lyn Bassett
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Contents
  • IV.
  • I.
  • Historical Summary
  • II.
  • The
  • Bates Case
  • III.
  • Historical Summary, Continued
  • IV.
  • The
  • Went For It Case
  • "Ethics" and "Legal Ethics"
  • Historical Summary
  • p. 89.
  • Bates v. State Bar of Arizona
  • p. 92.
  • Historical Summary, Continued
  • p. 100.
  • Florida Bar v. Went For It, Inc.
  • p. 105.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 110.
  • Short Form Citations
  • Chapter 5.
  • Attorney Fees and Fiduciary Duties
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 115.
  • I.
  • Attorney Fees
  • II.
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Robert L. Wheeler, Inc. v. Scott
  • p. 119.
  • p. 3.
  • ABA Formal Opinion 93-379
  • p. 123.
  • The
  • Billable Hours Treadmill
  • p. 131.
  • Questions and Answers About Contingent Fees
  • p. 136.
  • Loans to Clients
  • p. 139.
  • Written Fee Agreements
  • Purposes of This Book
  • p. 139.
  • Arbitration of Fee Disputes
  • p. 139.
  • Client Trust Accounts
  • p. 139.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 143.
  • Chapter 6.
  • Competence, Diligence, and Unauthorized Practice
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 3.
  • p. 148.
  • I.
  • Professional Discipline for Lack of Competence or Diligence
  • II.
  • Liability for Malpractice
  • III.
  • Unauthorized Practice and Other Relations With Non-Lawyers
  • Legal Malpractice
  • p. 152.
  • The
  • "Ethics" and "Legal Ethics"
  • Ethics of Second-Rate Legal Service
  • p. 160.
  • Multi-Jurisdictional and Multi-Disciplinary Practice
  • p. 162.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 166.
  • Chapter 7.
  • Confidential Information
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 171.
  • p. 4.
  • I.
  • Comparison of the Ethical Duty and the Attorney-Client Privilege
  • II.
  • Exceptions to the Ethical Duty
  • III.
  • California's Peculiar Position on Exceptions to Confidentiality
  • Washington v. Olwell
  • p. 173.
  • People v. Meredith
  • p. 177.
  • John Stuart Mill on Utilitarianism
  • Exceptions to the Ethical Duty of Confidentiality
  • p. 185.
  • ABA Formal Opinion 92-366
  • p. 188.
  • The
  • Peculiar California Position
  • p. 189.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 191.
  • Chapter 8.
  • p. 5.
  • Candor in Litigation
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 195.
  • I.
  • The
  • Attorney's Duty of Candor in Litigation
  • The
  • Trilemma: Trust, Confidentiality, and Candor
  • p. 197.
  • People v. Johnson
  • Chapter 1.
  • James Rachels on Utilitarianism
  • p. 203.
  • ABA Formal Opinion 93-376
  • p. 212.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 216.
  • Chapter 9.
  • Fairness in Litigation
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 221.
  • I.
  • p. 10.
  • The
  • Attorney's Duty to be Fair in Litigation
  • Witness Coaching
  • p. 224.
  • Lind v. Medevac, Inc.
  • p. 227.
  • Public Comment About Pending Litigation
  • p. 230.
  • Matter of Vincenti
  • p. 233.
  • The
  • The
  • Prosecutor's Special Duties
  • p. 236.
  • The
  • Duties of the Criminal Defense Lawyer
  • p. 238.
  • Why I Defend Guilty Clients
  • p. 238.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 241.
  • Golden Rule
  • Chapter 10.
  • Bias in (and out of) the Courtroom
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 245.
  • I.
  • Types of Bias Lawyers Face
  • II.
  • Settings for Bias
  • III.
  • How Can Bias be Remedied?
  • p. 17.
  • Study of Gender in the Courts: Keeping Bias at Bay
  • p. 247.
  • What's Gender Got to Do with It? Incivility in the Federal Courts
  • p. 247.
  • In re Charges of Unprofessional Conduct Contained in Panel File 98-26
  • p. 248.
  • In re Plaza Hotel Corporation
  • p. 249.
  • In re Vincenti
  • p. 250.
  • Immanuel Kant on the Categorical Imperative
  • In re Kirby
  • p. 252.
  • Still Officers of the Court: Why the First Amendment is No Bar to Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Ethnic Bias in the Legal Profession
  • p. 254.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 257.
  • Chapter 11.
  • Conflicts of Interest-Lawyers, Clients, and Third Parties
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 259.
  • p. 20.
  • I.
  • Respective Authority of Attorney and Client
  • II.
  • Conflicts Created by Third Party Interference With the Attorney-Client Relationship
  • III.
  • Conflicts Between the Lawyer's Interests and the Client's Interests
  • Allocating Decision-Making Between Lawyer and Client
  • p. 265.
  • Employers Insurance of Wausau v. Albert D. Seeno Construction Co.
  • p. 267.
  • Onora O'Neil Commentary on Kant's Theory
  • Geoffrey Hazard, Ethics in the Practice of Law
  • p. 273.
  • Phillips v. Carson
  • p. 275.
  • AAA Plumbing Pottery Corp. v. St. Paul Ins. Co. of Illinois
  • p. 279.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 284.
  • Chapter 12.
  • Conflicts of Interest-Conflicts Between Two Clients
  • p. 24.
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 290.
  • I.
  • Conflicts Between the Interests of Two Clients
  • State Farm Mutual Automotive Ins. Co. v. K.A.W.
  • p. 292.
  • Rosenfeld Const. Co., Inc. v. Superior Court
  • p. 297.
  • Cho v. Superior Court
  • p. 304.
  • Chapter 2.
  • Joint Representation
  • p. 308.
  • Imputed Disqualification and Screening
  • p. 310.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 312.
  • Chapter 13.
  • Lawyers in Law Firms and Specialized Practice Areas
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 317.
  • Introduction to Legal Ethics
  • Sources and Application of Legal Ethics Rules
  • I.
  • Lawyers as Group Practitioners
  • II.
  • Lawyer as Employee
  • III.
  • Specialized Lawyer Roles
  • American Lawyers in the Year 2000: An Introduction
  • p. 319.
  • New Forms of Legal Practice
  • p. 321.
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • Law Firm Breakups
  • p. 321.
  • Law Firm Discipline
  • p. 323.
  • General Dynamics Corp. v. Superior Court
  • p. 324.
  • Lawyer as Problem Solver
  • p. 337.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 342.
  • p. 28.
  • Chapter 14.
  • Judicial Conduct
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 344.
  • I.
  • Standards of Conduct for Judicial Officers
  • Judicial Standards and Discipline
  • p. 347.
  • McCullough v. Comm'n on Judicial Performance
  • p. 348.
  • I.
  • Perpich v. Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co.
  • p. 353.
  • Judges, Politics, and Free Speech
  • p. 360.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 364.
  • Appendix.
  • Answers to Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 368
  • The
  • Organization of the Bar
  • II.
  • Sources of Legal Ethics Rules
  • III.
  • Lawyer Disciplinary Proceedings
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • The
  • Organization of the Bar
  • p. 30.
  • Admission to Practice in the Courts of a State
  • p. 31.
  • Kwasnik v. State Bar of California
  • p. 33.
  • Note on Admission to Practice in California
  • p. 38.
  • Admission to Practice in Other States and the Federal Courts
  • p. 1.
  • p. 38.
  • Lawyer Associations
  • p. 39.
  • Sources of Guidance on Legal Ethics
  • p. 42.
  • Discipline
  • p. 45.
  • In re Mountain
  • p. 46.
  • Drociak v. State Bar of California
  • II.
  • p. 48.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 52.
  • Chapter 3.
  • Beginning and Ending the Lawyer-Client Relationship
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 56.
  • I.
  • Beginning the Lawyer-Client Relationship
  • II.
  • Short Form Citations
  • Ending the Lawyer-Client Relationship
  • III.
  • Frivolous Claims
  • Beginning the Lawyer-Client Relationship
  • p. 58.
  • The
  • Attorney's Oath
  • p. 58.
  • Who Should Pay When the Client Cannot?
  • p. 59.
  • III.
  • Bothwell v. Republic Tobacco Co.
  • p. 61.
  • Outlook for the Future
  • p. 72.
  • Ruskin v. Rodgers
  • p. 73.
  • Rosenberg v. Levin
  • p. 74.
  • Holmes v. Y.J.A. Realty Corp.
  • p. 78.
  • Purposes of this Book
  • Kriegsman v. Kriegsman
  • p. 79.
  • Frivolous Claims
  • p. 79.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 82.
  • Chapter 4.
  • Advertising and Solicitation
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 87.
Control code
51908932
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xxxi, 397 pages
Isbn
9780314144249
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
California legal ethics, by Richard C. Wydick, Rex R. Perschbacher, Debra Lyn Bassett
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • IV.
  • I.
  • Historical Summary
  • II.
  • The
  • Bates Case
  • III.
  • Historical Summary, Continued
  • IV.
  • The
  • Went For It Case
  • "Ethics" and "Legal Ethics"
  • Historical Summary
  • p. 89.
  • Bates v. State Bar of Arizona
  • p. 92.
  • Historical Summary, Continued
  • p. 100.
  • Florida Bar v. Went For It, Inc.
  • p. 105.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 110.
  • Short Form Citations
  • Chapter 5.
  • Attorney Fees and Fiduciary Duties
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 115.
  • I.
  • Attorney Fees
  • II.
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Robert L. Wheeler, Inc. v. Scott
  • p. 119.
  • p. 3.
  • ABA Formal Opinion 93-379
  • p. 123.
  • The
  • Billable Hours Treadmill
  • p. 131.
  • Questions and Answers About Contingent Fees
  • p. 136.
  • Loans to Clients
  • p. 139.
  • Written Fee Agreements
  • Purposes of This Book
  • p. 139.
  • Arbitration of Fee Disputes
  • p. 139.
  • Client Trust Accounts
  • p. 139.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 143.
  • Chapter 6.
  • Competence, Diligence, and Unauthorized Practice
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 3.
  • p. 148.
  • I.
  • Professional Discipline for Lack of Competence or Diligence
  • II.
  • Liability for Malpractice
  • III.
  • Unauthorized Practice and Other Relations With Non-Lawyers
  • Legal Malpractice
  • p. 152.
  • The
  • "Ethics" and "Legal Ethics"
  • Ethics of Second-Rate Legal Service
  • p. 160.
  • Multi-Jurisdictional and Multi-Disciplinary Practice
  • p. 162.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 166.
  • Chapter 7.
  • Confidential Information
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 171.
  • p. 4.
  • I.
  • Comparison of the Ethical Duty and the Attorney-Client Privilege
  • II.
  • Exceptions to the Ethical Duty
  • III.
  • California's Peculiar Position on Exceptions to Confidentiality
  • Washington v. Olwell
  • p. 173.
  • People v. Meredith
  • p. 177.
  • John Stuart Mill on Utilitarianism
  • Exceptions to the Ethical Duty of Confidentiality
  • p. 185.
  • ABA Formal Opinion 92-366
  • p. 188.
  • The
  • Peculiar California Position
  • p. 189.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 191.
  • Chapter 8.
  • p. 5.
  • Candor in Litigation
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 195.
  • I.
  • The
  • Attorney's Duty of Candor in Litigation
  • The
  • Trilemma: Trust, Confidentiality, and Candor
  • p. 197.
  • People v. Johnson
  • Chapter 1.
  • James Rachels on Utilitarianism
  • p. 203.
  • ABA Formal Opinion 93-376
  • p. 212.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 216.
  • Chapter 9.
  • Fairness in Litigation
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 221.
  • I.
  • p. 10.
  • The
  • Attorney's Duty to be Fair in Litigation
  • Witness Coaching
  • p. 224.
  • Lind v. Medevac, Inc.
  • p. 227.
  • Public Comment About Pending Litigation
  • p. 230.
  • Matter of Vincenti
  • p. 233.
  • The
  • The
  • Prosecutor's Special Duties
  • p. 236.
  • The
  • Duties of the Criminal Defense Lawyer
  • p. 238.
  • Why I Defend Guilty Clients
  • p. 238.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 241.
  • Golden Rule
  • Chapter 10.
  • Bias in (and out of) the Courtroom
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 245.
  • I.
  • Types of Bias Lawyers Face
  • II.
  • Settings for Bias
  • III.
  • How Can Bias be Remedied?
  • p. 17.
  • Study of Gender in the Courts: Keeping Bias at Bay
  • p. 247.
  • What's Gender Got to Do with It? Incivility in the Federal Courts
  • p. 247.
  • In re Charges of Unprofessional Conduct Contained in Panel File 98-26
  • p. 248.
  • In re Plaza Hotel Corporation
  • p. 249.
  • In re Vincenti
  • p. 250.
  • Immanuel Kant on the Categorical Imperative
  • In re Kirby
  • p. 252.
  • Still Officers of the Court: Why the First Amendment is No Bar to Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Ethnic Bias in the Legal Profession
  • p. 254.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 257.
  • Chapter 11.
  • Conflicts of Interest-Lawyers, Clients, and Third Parties
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 259.
  • p. 20.
  • I.
  • Respective Authority of Attorney and Client
  • II.
  • Conflicts Created by Third Party Interference With the Attorney-Client Relationship
  • III.
  • Conflicts Between the Lawyer's Interests and the Client's Interests
  • Allocating Decision-Making Between Lawyer and Client
  • p. 265.
  • Employers Insurance of Wausau v. Albert D. Seeno Construction Co.
  • p. 267.
  • Onora O'Neil Commentary on Kant's Theory
  • Geoffrey Hazard, Ethics in the Practice of Law
  • p. 273.
  • Phillips v. Carson
  • p. 275.
  • AAA Plumbing Pottery Corp. v. St. Paul Ins. Co. of Illinois
  • p. 279.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 284.
  • Chapter 12.
  • Conflicts of Interest-Conflicts Between Two Clients
  • p. 24.
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 290.
  • I.
  • Conflicts Between the Interests of Two Clients
  • State Farm Mutual Automotive Ins. Co. v. K.A.W.
  • p. 292.
  • Rosenfeld Const. Co., Inc. v. Superior Court
  • p. 297.
  • Cho v. Superior Court
  • p. 304.
  • Chapter 2.
  • Joint Representation
  • p. 308.
  • Imputed Disqualification and Screening
  • p. 310.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 312.
  • Chapter 13.
  • Lawyers in Law Firms and Specialized Practice Areas
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 317.
  • Introduction to Legal Ethics
  • Sources and Application of Legal Ethics Rules
  • I.
  • Lawyers as Group Practitioners
  • II.
  • Lawyer as Employee
  • III.
  • Specialized Lawyer Roles
  • American Lawyers in the Year 2000: An Introduction
  • p. 319.
  • New Forms of Legal Practice
  • p. 321.
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • Law Firm Breakups
  • p. 321.
  • Law Firm Discipline
  • p. 323.
  • General Dynamics Corp. v. Superior Court
  • p. 324.
  • Lawyer as Problem Solver
  • p. 337.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 342.
  • p. 28.
  • Chapter 14.
  • Judicial Conduct
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 344.
  • I.
  • Standards of Conduct for Judicial Officers
  • Judicial Standards and Discipline
  • p. 347.
  • McCullough v. Comm'n on Judicial Performance
  • p. 348.
  • I.
  • Perpich v. Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co.
  • p. 353.
  • Judges, Politics, and Free Speech
  • p. 360.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 364.
  • Appendix.
  • Answers to Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 368
  • The
  • Organization of the Bar
  • II.
  • Sources of Legal Ethics Rules
  • III.
  • Lawyer Disciplinary Proceedings
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • The
  • Organization of the Bar
  • p. 30.
  • Admission to Practice in the Courts of a State
  • p. 31.
  • Kwasnik v. State Bar of California
  • p. 33.
  • Note on Admission to Practice in California
  • p. 38.
  • Admission to Practice in Other States and the Federal Courts
  • p. 1.
  • p. 38.
  • Lawyer Associations
  • p. 39.
  • Sources of Guidance on Legal Ethics
  • p. 42.
  • Discipline
  • p. 45.
  • In re Mountain
  • p. 46.
  • Drociak v. State Bar of California
  • II.
  • p. 48.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 52.
  • Chapter 3.
  • Beginning and Ending the Lawyer-Client Relationship
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 56.
  • I.
  • Beginning the Lawyer-Client Relationship
  • II.
  • Short Form Citations
  • Ending the Lawyer-Client Relationship
  • III.
  • Frivolous Claims
  • Beginning the Lawyer-Client Relationship
  • p. 58.
  • The
  • Attorney's Oath
  • p. 58.
  • Who Should Pay When the Client Cannot?
  • p. 59.
  • III.
  • Bothwell v. Republic Tobacco Co.
  • p. 61.
  • Outlook for the Future
  • p. 72.
  • Ruskin v. Rodgers
  • p. 73.
  • Rosenberg v. Levin
  • p. 74.
  • Holmes v. Y.J.A. Realty Corp.
  • p. 78.
  • Purposes of this Book
  • Kriegsman v. Kriegsman
  • p. 79.
  • Frivolous Claims
  • p. 79.
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • p. 82.
  • Chapter 4.
  • Advertising and Solicitation
  • What This Chapter Covers
  • p. 87.
Control code
51908932
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xxxi, 397 pages
Isbn
9780314144249
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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