Client relations and ethics

International Legal Research

Information about Client relations and ethics in free legal resources:

Treaties & Agreements

International Organizations

Jurisprudence $ Commentary

European Union

IP Law


Lawyer’s ethics and client relations

Malpractice and ethics basics

Professional responsibility authorities
Lawyer’s obligations to client
Lawyers malpractice: transgressions
Lawyer discipline system
Malpractice law principles

Conflicts of interest and related matters

Lawyers-client: conflict of interest
Lawyer-client relations: Client funds and property
Lawyer mediation to avoid malpractice complaints
ABA Attorney -mediation standards


Lawyer confientiality

Fees, retention and discharge

Lawyer: end of the representation
Lawyer discharge and withdrawal
Lawyers billing opitions
Lawyer source of business: ethical issues
Lawyer initial interview
Lawyers retention
Lawyer’s retainer agreement
Lawyer’s billing practices
Lawyers: Letters of retention and non-retention

Other client-relations matters

Lawyer independence
Lawyer malpractice

Further reading:

  • “Lawyer as Friend: The Moral Foundations of the Lawyer-Client Relation”, by Fried, Charles
  • “Love, hate, and other emotional interference in the lawyer/client relationship”,MA Silver – Clinical L. Rev., 1999
  • “The Ethics of Care and Reimagining the Lawyer/Client Relationship”, PJ Zwier… – J. Contemp. L., 1996
  • “Negotiating the Lawyer-Client Relationship: A Search for Equality and Collaboration”, AJ Hurder – Buff. L. Rev., 1996
  • “The Lawyer’s Amoral Ethical Role: A Defense, A Problem, and Some Possibilities”, SL Pepper – Law & Social Inquiry, 1986
  • “Ethics of Empowerment: Rethinking the Role of Lawyers in Interviewing and Counseling the Child Client, The”, KH Federle – Fordham L. Rev., 199
  • “Contingent?Fee Lawyers and Their Clients: Settlement Expectations, Settlement Realities, and Issues of Control in the Lawyer?Client Relationship”, HM Kritzer – Law & Social Inquiry, 1998
  • “Lawyers and Caring: Building an Ethic of Care into Professional Responsibility”,T Glennon – Hastings LJ, 1991



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