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Clerk of the Appellate Courts
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Avenue, Room 374
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org


Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court

RULES RELATING TO DISCIPLINE OF ATTORNEYS

Rule 207
Rules Relating to Discipline of Attorneys

Duties of the Bar and Judiciary

(a) The members of the bar or any state or local bar association shall assist the Disciplinary Administrator in investigations and such other matters as may be requested of them.

(b) It shall be the duty of each member of the bar of this state to aid the Supreme Court, the Disciplinary Board, and the Disciplinary Administrator in investigations concerning complaints of misconduct, and to communicate to the Disciplinary Administrator any information he or she may have affecting such matters.

(c) It shall be the further duty of each member of the bar of this state to report to the Disciplinary Administrator any action, inaction, or conduct which in his or her opinion constitutes misconduct of an attorney under these rules.

(d) It shall be the duty of each judge of this state to report to the Disciplinary Administrator any act or omission on the part of an attorney appearing before the court, which, in the opinion of the judge, may constitute misconduct under these rules. Upon receipt of such report, it shall be processed as hereinafter provided for complaints. Nothing herein shall be construed in any manner as limiting the powers of such judge in contempt or other proceedings.

[History: Effective January 8, 1979, prior Rules 207 and 208 became Rules 206 and 207, respectively; effective March 1, 1988, Rules 206 and 207 were amended and combined as current Rule 207.]

See also: Rule 1001 - Electronic and Photographic Media Coverage of Judicial Proceedings