Model Rules of Professional Conduct
n.
A set of rules created by the American Bar Association and adopted by many states that govern the conduct of attorneys.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Model Rules of Professional Conduct
A set of professional standards prescribing legal ethics and professional responsibility for attorneys in the United States. Developed by the American Bar Association (ABA) to replace the Code of Professional Responsibility, most states have adopted the rules in whole or in part.
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Model Rules of Professional Conduct
n. Ethical guidelines for lawyers drafted by the American Bar Association.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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