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 Rules of Conduct

Paralegal Regulation Confidentiality Conflicts of Interest Competence & Negligence
Vermont Bar Assn.

Vermont Judiciary

Vermont Statutes online
See Chapter 23 for licensing of lawyers


Vermont Paralegal Assn.
Rule 1.6 filing a complaint against your attorney does not necessarily create a conflict of interest. State v. Stanley, 933 A.2d 184, 2007 VT 64 (Vt., 2007). .Must prove attorney's negligence was the proximate cause of damages.  Cannata v. Wiener, 789 A.2d 936 (2001)
UPL UPL/Misrepresentation Attorney/Client Privilege Advertising/Solicitation Client Trust Accounts
No statute
Attorney General may take action for criminal prosecution and it "may" be possible
for aggrieved persons to seek a remedy under the Vermont consumer fraud statutes. .

VBA Advisory Ethics Opinion 88-04

. Rule 502  Look in Michie.com and click on Vermont Court Rules

"Injury experts" violates Rule 7.1  In re PRB, Docket 2002.093 No. 2003-519, June Term, 2004
Supreme Court of Vermont
January 11, 2005

Letterhead indicating associates that do not exist is grounds for discipline

Managing Trust Account Manual.
Fair Fees Paralegal Fees Intimate Relations with Clients Drug/Alcohol Abuse Pro Bono
. Richlin v. Chertoff 2008 US Supreme Court recovery of paralegal fees . .Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
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Special Duties of the Prosecutor Overly Zealous Conduct Misc.

 

Reporting Misconduct .
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