Minnesota

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 Rules of Conduct

Paralegal Regulation Confidentiality Conflicts of Interest Competence & Negligence
 

Court Rules

Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board

Minnesota Paralegal Assn.

Rule 1.6

Kobluk v. Univ. of Minnesota, 574 N.W.2d 436 (Minn. 1998)

In re Spalding Sports Worldwide Inc., 203 F.3d 800 (Fed. Cir. 2000)

State v. Philip Morris Inc., 606 N.W.2d 676, 691 (Minn. App. 2000)

Minnesota v. 3M Covington & Burling once represented 3M so it cannot represent the state against that company now (July 2013) .
UPL UPL/Misrepresentation Attorney/Client Privilege Advertising/Solicitation Client Trust Accounts

"In House Counsel and Unauthorized Practice"

2005 article in Bench & Bar

Minn Statutes 481. 02

. The presence of the defendant's wife at a joint meeting in which the defendant, his attorney, and his wife discussed financial aspects of a possible divorce prevented the attorney-client privilege from attaching. State v. Rhodes, 627 N.W.2d 74 (Minn. 2001).. search "Avoiding Inadvertent Violations of Lawyer Advertising Rules"  Minn. Stat. 481.20

Client Security Board

Fair Fees Paralegal Fees Intimate Relations with Clients Drug/Alcohol Abuse Pro Bono
 

Nonrefundable fees


Richlin v. Chertoff 2008
US Supreme Court recovery of paralegal fees
 

Rule 1.8

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

mnlcl.org

projusticeMN.org
Special Duties of the Prosecutor Overly Zealous Conduct Misc.

 

Reporting Misconduct .
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Zealous Advocacy turns to Obstruction of Justice

 

 

 

Board of Law Examiners

Fitness to Practice

Subject index to articles on line

 

 

No duty to "self report"

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