States Making Amendments to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct

Dates of Adoption

Chronological Order

JurisdictionDate of Adoption
Michigan*10/1/88
West Virginia*1/1/89
California*9/14/92
Hawaii*1/1/94
Georgia*1/1/01
North Carolina3/1/03
Tennessee3/1/03
Delaware7/1/03
Arizona12/1/03
New Jersey1/1/04
South Dakota1/1/04
Virginia1/1/04
Louisiana3/1/04
Montana4/1/04
Idaho7/1/04
Indiana1/1/05
Texas*3/1/05
Arizona5/1/05
Iowa7/1/05
Maryland7/1/05
Nebraska9/1/05
Minnesota10/1/05
South Carolina10/1/05
Utah11/1/05
Mississippi11/3/05
Florida5/22/06
Nevada5/1/06
Pennsylvania7/1/06
Wyoming7/1/06
North Dakota8/1/06
Washington9/1/06
Oregon12/1/06
Connecticut1/1/07
District of Columbia2/1/07
Ohio2/1/07
Rhode Island4/15/07
Kansas7/1/07
Missouri7/1/07
Wisconsin7/1/07
Colorado1/1/08
New Hampshire1/1/08
Oklahoma1/1/08
Massachusetts9/1/08
New York4/1/09
Arkansas4/15/09
Kentucky7/15/09
Maine8/1/09
Vermont9/1/09
New Mexico11/2/09
Michigan (amended)Proposed 11/24/09
Illinois1/1/10

* Has not amended Rules since the most recent amendments to the ABA Model Rules

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