Business Law Essay

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Victoria Brock Professor Martin S. Varon BLAW 2200- Section 6 21 October 2014 To find your answers www.gabar.org/barrules/ethicsandprofessionalism/index.cfm1- What types of rules are the Georgia Rules of Professional conduct? Rules of reason 2- Should a lawyer abide by the client's decisions in all matters of representation? Yes, a lawyer shall abide by the clients decisions in all matters. 3- What client information should a lawyer keep confidential and what is the maximum penalty for violating this rule? All information gained in the professional relationship with a client, including requested information with a client, unless given consent by the client with exclusion to disclosures that are authorized or required by these…show more content…
The maximum penalty for a violation of this Rule is disbarment. 7- Can a lawyer act as both advocate and witness in the same trial? A lawyer shall not act as advocate at a trial in which the lawyer is likely to be a necessary witness except where the testimony relates to an uncontested issue, the testimony relates to the nature and value of legal services rendered in the case, or disqualification of the lawyer would work substantial hardship on the client. 8- Should a lawyer communicate with another party whom the lawyer knows is represented by counsel? A lawyer who is representing a client in a matter shall not communicate about the subject of the representation with a person the lawyer knows to be represented by another lawyer in the matter, unless the lawyer has the consent of the other lawyer or is authorized to do so by law or court order. 9- What are the duties of a partner in a law firm? A partner should make reasonable efforts to ensure that the firm has in effect measures giving reasonable assurance that all lawyers in the firm conform to the

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