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Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility: Rules

Overview

All states, other than California, have adopted rules of professional conduct based upon the model rules of the ABA. Note, however, that each state may have adopted the rules with modifications.

Model Rules

Iowa Rules

The Iowa Rules of Professional Conduct are located in chapter 32 of the Iowa Court Rules. Sources include:

Other States

To find and understand rules from other states, try identifying resources by using a research guide or database that compiles state legal ethics sources.

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