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ER 6.5. Nonprofit and Court-Annexed Limited Legal Service Programs

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme Court of Arizona

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona (Refs & Annos)
V. Regulation of the Practice of Law
D. Lawyer Obligations
Rule 42. Arizona Rules of Professional Conduct
Public Service
A.R.S. Sup.Ct.Rules, Rule 42, Rules of Prof.Conduct, ER 6.5
ER 6.5. Nonprofit and Court-Annexed Limited Legal Service Programs
(a) A lawyer who, under the auspices of a program sponsored by a nonprofit organization or court, provides short-term limited legal services to a client without expectation by either the lawyer or the client that the lawyer will provide continuing representation in the matter:
(1) is subject to ERs 1.7 and 1.9(a) only if the lawyer knows that the representation of the client involves a conflict of interest; and
(2) is subject to ER 1.10 only if the lawyer knows that another lawyer associated with the lawyer in a law firm is disqualified by ERs 1.7 or 1.9(a) with respect to the matter.
(b) Except as provided in paragraph (a)(2), ER 1.10 is inapplicable to a representation governed by this Rule.
(c) ER 1.5 does not apply to a representation governed by this rule and for which the lawyer does not charge a fee.

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Added June 9, 2003, effective Dec. 1, 2003. Amended on an emergency basis Dec. 5, 2012, effective Jan. 1, 2013, amendment adopted on a permanent bases Aug. 28, 2013.
17A Pt. 2 A. R. S. Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 42, Rules of Prof. Conduct, ER 6.5, AZ ST S CT RULE 42 RPC ER 6.5
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through November 15, 2023. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through November 1, 2023.
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