December 23, 2009
NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION PUBLISHES UPDATED RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT BOOK
Guide Provides Information on New Ethics and Professional Conduct Rules
A new publication is now available to attorneys which offers, in a
convenient single volume, the text of New York’s Rules of
Professional Conduct. Published by the New York State Bar Association,
the book provides, in addition to the Rules, commentary to each rule as
adopted by the Association. This commentary can serve as an aid in
helping lawyers practicing in New York to better understand their
ethical responsibilities as a member of the legal profession.
Founded in 1876, the 76,000-member New York State Bar Association is
the official statewide organization of lawyers in New York and the
largest voluntary state bar association in the nation. The State
Bar’s programs and activities have continuously served the public
and improved the justice system for more than 130 years. For more
information, visit us at our Web site at www.nysba.org.