Jurisdictions That Have Adopted the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct

(previously the Model Code of Professional Responsibility)

 

Dates of initial adoption

Alphabetical Order

JurisdictionDate of Adoption

Alabama

5/2/90

Alaska

4/14/93

Arizona

9/7/84

Arkansas

12/16/85

Colorado

5/7/92

Connecticut

6/23/86

Delaware

9/12/85

District of Columbia

3/1/90

Florida

7/17/86

Georgia

6/12/00

Guam

9/29/03

Hawaii

12/6/93

Idaho

9/3/86

Illinois

2/8/90

Indiana

11/25/86

Iowa

4/20/05

Kansas

1/29/88

Kentucky

6/12/89

Louisiana

12/18/86

Maine

2/26/09

Maryland

4/15/86

Massachusetts

6/9/97

Michigan

3/11/88

Minnesota

6/13/85

Mississippi

2/18/87

Missouri

8/7/85

Montana

6/6/85

Nebraska

6/8/05

Nevada

1/26/86

New Hampshire

1/16/86

New Jersey

7/12/84

New Mexico

6/26/86

New York

12/16/08

North Carolina

10/7/85

North Dakota

5/6/87

Northern Mariana Islands

8/29/07

Ohio

8/1/06

Oklahoma

3/10/88

Oregon

1/1/05

Pennsylvania

10/16/87

Puerto Rico

Has not adopted MRPC

Rhode Island

11/1/88

South Carolina

1/9/90

South Dakota

12/15/87

Tennessee

8/27/02

Texas

6/20/89

Utah

3/20/87

Vermont

3/9/99

Virgin Islands

3/30/92

Virginia

1/25/99

Washington

7/25/85

West Virginia

6/30/88

Wisconsin

6/10/87

Wyoming

11/7/86

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Updated 03/28/2018

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