Compendium of Client Protection Rules

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American Bar Association, 2007 - Attorney and client - 108 pages
 

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Contents

Model Rules for Lawyers Funds for Client Protection
9
Preface
11
Establishment
13
Fund
14
Board Meetings
15
Conflict of Interest
16
Immunity
17
Procedures and Responsibilities for Claimants
20
Preface
53
Fee Arbitration Commission
56
Arbitrators
57
Commencement of Proceedings
59
Hearing
60
Decision
62
Effect of Decision Enforcement
63
Confidentiality
64

Processing Claims
22
Request for Reconsideration
24
Reimbursement from the Fund is Discretionary
25
Judicial Relief
27
Compensation for Representing Claimants
28
Model Rules for Trust Account Overdraft Notification
29
Preface
31
Overdraft Notification Agreement Required
32
Overdraft Reports
33
Consent by Lawyers
34
Model Rule on Financial Recordkeeping
37
Preface
39
Model Rule for Random Audit of Lawyer Trust Accounts
45
Model Rule for Payee Notification
47
Preface
49
Model Rules for Fee Arbitration
51
Immunity
65
Model Rules for Mediation of ClientLawyer Disputes
67
Preface
69
General Principles and Jurisdiction
70
Mediation Commission
71
Mediators
72
The Process
73
Confidentiality
75
Immunity
76
Guidelines for the Adoption of a Definition of the Practice of Law
77
Model Court Rule on Insurance Disclosure
91
Preface
93
Model Court Rule on Provision of Legal Services Following Determination of Major Disaster
95
Preface
97
Subject Guide to the Client Protection Rules
103
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