August 17, 2018

Alphabetical List of Jurisdictions Adopting Model Rules

Jurisdictions That Have Adopted the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct

(previously the Model Code of Professional Responsibility)

Dates of initial adoption

Alphabetical Order

Jurisdiction Date 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