Research guides

Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct

PA Rules of Professional Conduct

"The Rules of Professional Conduct are rules of reason. They should be interpreted with reference to the purposes of legal representation and of the law itself. . . . The Rules are . . . partly obligatory and disciplinary and partly constitutive and descriptive in that they define a lawyer's professional role." Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct, Preamble and Scope ¶ 14 (2013).

Online

From the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct

In the Pennsylvania Code: 204 Pa.Code 81 et seq.

In the Pennsylvania Statutes: 42 Pa.C.S. Rules of Professional Conduct

Onsite Print & Electronic

In the Pennsylvania Code: 204 Pa.Code 81 et seq.

In the Pennsylvania Statutes: 42 Pa.C.S. Rules of Professional Conduct

In the Pennsylvania Court Rules (includes the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct)

Additional Print Resources

Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook PBI Press
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