Title
RULE 1
By
GarwinA
Description
NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS OF ATTORNEY CONDUCT SEPTEMBER 2005 -PROPOSED RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT RULE 1.1: COMPETENCE Executive Summary Proposed Rule 1.1 concerns the duty of a lawyer to provide competent representation. The rule defines competence and provides for discipline for intentional, reckless or repeated acts of incompetence. The rule also continues several current disciplinary provisions: DR 6-101(A)(1) and (2), which prohibit a lawyer from undertaking a...

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