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Secondary & Practice Guides: Legal Ethics — Nonprofits

This guide includes the Library's most current, updated secondary and practice guides.

Legal Ethics/Professional Responsibility

ABA/BNA lawyers’ manual on professional conduct. (Bureau of National Affairs, 1984- )  Bloomberg Law subscription database  (ID/password required)*

Annotated model rules of professional conduct, 9th ed. (Center for Professional Responsibility, ABA, c2023)  KF 306 .A88 2023 (Reserve)

Compendium of client protection rules. (ABA, Center for Professional Responsibility, c2011)  KF 314 .C45 C66 2011

Ethical standards in the public sector: a guide for government lawyers, clients, and public officialsJennifer G. Rodgers, ed. (ABA, c2022) KF 299.G6 E87 2022

Fair fight: legal ethics for litigators. Lawrence J. Fox & Susan R. Martyn. (ABA, c2020)  KF306 .F688 2020

Law of lawyering, 4th ed. Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., W. William Hodes. (Aspen Publishers, 2015- ) KF 306 .H332 & Online access via VitalLaw

The law of lawyers' liability: fifty-state survey of legal malpractice.  Merri A. Baldwin, Scott F. Bertschi, and Dylan C. Black, eds. (ABA, c2012)  KF 313 L395 2012

Lawyer law: comparing the ABA model rules of professional conduct with the ALI restatement (third) of the law governing lawyers. Thomas Morgan. (Center for Professional Responsibility, ABA, 2005)  KF 306 .M667 2005

Legal ethics in the practice of law, 5th ed.  Richard Zitrin.  (ABA, c2019)  KF306 .Z57 2019

Legal malpractice. (Thomson/West, 2005- )  KF 313 .M292  (Latest edition on Reserve) & Westlaw subscription database (ID/password required)*

Model rules of professional conduct and other selected standards including California and New York rules on professional responsibility. (Foundation Press, 2003- )  KF 305 .A29 M64 (Reference Reading Room & on Reserve)

Professional responsibility in litigation, 3rd ed. Douglas R. Richmond, Brian S. Faughnan & Michael L. Matula. (ABA, Section of Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, c2021)  KF 306 .R53 2021

Red flags: a lawyer's handbook on legal ethics, 2nd ed. Laurence J. Fox & Susan R. Martyn. (ALI-ABA, c2010)  KF 306 .F69 2010

Sanctions: the federal law of litigation abuse, 5th ed. Gregory P. Joseph. (LexisNexis, c2013) KF 8887 .J66 2013 & Lexis subscription database (ID/password required)*


California compendium on professional responsibility. Committee on Prof. Responsibility and Conduct... (State Bar of California, 1983- )  KFC 76.5 .A2 A496 (Reserve)

California practice guide. Professional responsibility. Paul W. Vapnek, et al. (Rutter Group, 1997- )  KFC 76.5 .A2 V36 (Reserve) & Westlaw subscription database (ID/password required)*

California state bar court reporter. (Office of the State Bar Court, 1992- )  KFC 76.5 .A2 A497

California rules of professional conduct, State Bar Act. (State Bar of California, 1993- )  KFC 76.5 .A2 A292 [latest edition in Reference Reading Room; previous editions in Stacks]

Report on the State Bar of California discipline system. (State Bar of California, 1994- )  KFC 76.5 .A2 R47

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