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Legal Ethics Research

This guide focuses on the codes of professional ethics and ethics opinions available from the American Bar Association, and various state bar associations.

Treatises, Handbooks, Introductions


GETTING STARTED

Consult these sources for a background or overview of key issues on professional responsibility:

LEGAL ETHICS TREATISES AND GUIDES IN CHASTEK LIBRARY

  • Geoffrey C. Hazard, W. William Hodes & John S. Dzienkowski, The Law of Lawyering (4th ed. 2015). (KF306 .H333 – Second Floor Reference)

  • Legal Ethics: the Lawyer's Deskbook on Professional Responsibliity (annual). (KF306 .R68 - Second Floor Reference)

  • Ronald E. Mallen & Jeffrey M. Smith, Legal Malpractice (annual). (KF313.M29 – Second Floor Reference & Westlaw)

Research Guides

  • Lee F. Peoples, Legal Ethics: A Legal Research Guide (2d ed. 2006). (KF306 .P46 2006 - Second Floor Reference & HeinOnline)
  • Patrick G. Reavey, Legal Malpractice: A Research Guide for Lawyers and Law Students (1995). (HeinOnline)

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