Unformatted text preview: Code of Professional Responsibility
CANON 3 - A LAWYER IN MAKING KNOWN HIS LEGAL SERVICES SHALL USE
ONLY TRUE. HONEST, FAIR. DIGNIFIED AND OBJECTIVE INFORMATION OR
STATEMENT OF FACTS.
Rule 3.01 - A lawyer shall not use or permit the use of any false.
fraudulent. misleading. deceptive. undignified. self-laudatory or
unfair statement or claim regarding his qualifications or legal
Rule 3.02 - In the choice of a firm name. no false. misleading or
assumed name shall be used. The continued use of the name of a
deceased partner is permissible provided that the firm indicates in
all its communications that said partner is deceased
Rule 3.03 - Where a partner accepts public office. he shall
withdraw from the firm and his name shall be dropped from the firm
name unless the law allows him to practice law currently.
Rule 3.04 - A lawyer shall not pay or give anything of value to
representatives of the mass media in anticipation of, or in return
for publicity to attract legal business.
Sec. 27. Attorneys removed or suspended by Supreme Court on
what grounds. - A member of the bar may be removed or
suspended from his office as attorney by the Supreme Court
for any deceit. malpractice, or other gross misconduct in
such office, grossly immoral conduct, or by reason of his
conviction of a crime involving moral turpitude, or for any
violation of the oath which he is required to take before
admission to practice, or for a wilfull disobedience of any
lawful order of a superior court, or for corruptly or
wilfully appearing as an attorney for a party to a case
without authority so to do. The practice of soliciting
cases at law for the purpose of gain, either personally or
through paid agents or brokers, constitutes malpractice....
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- Fall '16