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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

 
Internal Operating Rules of the Kansas Board for Discipline of Attorneys
Rule Title
A: General Rules
B: The Review Committee
C: Appointment of Hearing Panels
D. Pre-Hearing and Formal Hearing Procedures
E: The Panel Report
F: Reinstatement
 
Rules Relating to Discipline of Attorneys
Rule Title
Prefatory Rule
201 Jurisdiction
202 Grounds for Discipline
203 Types of Discipline
204 Kansas Board for Discipline of Attorneys
205 Disciplinary Administrator
206 Lawyers Assistance Program
207 Duties of the Bar and Judiciary
208 Registration of Attorneys
208A Mandatory Disclosure of Professional Liability Insurance
209 Complaints
210 Investigations
211 Formal Hearings
212 PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT
213 Refusal of Complainant to Proceed
214 Matters Involving Related Pending Civil or Criminal Litigation
215 Service
216 Subpoena Power, Witnesses and Pretrial Proceedings
216A Compliance Examinations by the Disciplinary Administrator
217 VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF LICENSE
218 NOTICE TO CLIENTS, OPPOSING COUNSEL, AND COURTS OF RECORD FOLLOWING SUSPENSION, DISBARMENT, OR VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF LICENSE
219 REINSTATEMENT
220 Proceedings Where an Attorney is Declared or is Alleged to be Incapacitated
221 Appointment of Counsel to Protect Clients' Interests
222 Confidentiality
223 Immunity
224 Additional Rules of Procedure
 
Code of Professional Responsibility
Rule Title
225 Code of Professional Responsibility
 
Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct
Rule Title
226 Prefatory Rule
226 Preamble: A Lawyer's Responsibilities
226 Scope
226 1.0 Terminology
226 1.1 Competence
226 1.2 Scope of Representation
226 1.3 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Diligence
226 1.4 Communication
226 1.5 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Fees
226 1.6 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Confidentiality of Information
226 1.7 Conflict of Interest: Current Clients
226 1.8 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Conflict of Interest: Current Clients: Specific Rules
226 1.9 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Duties to Former clients
226 1.10 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule
226 1.11 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Successive Government and Private Employment
226 1.12 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Former Judge, Arbitrator, Mediator or Other Third-Party Neutral
226 1.13 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Organization as Client
226 1.14 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Client with diminished capacity
226 1.15 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Safekeeping Property
226 1.16 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Declining or Terminating Representation
226 1.17 Sale of Law Practice
226 1.18 Client-Lawyer Relationship: Duties to Prospective Client
226 2.1 Counselor: Advisor
226 2.2 Counselor: Evaluation for Use by Third Persons
226 2.3 Counselor: Lawyer Serving as Third-Party Neutral
226 3.1 Advocate: Meritorious Claims and Contentions
226 3.2 Advocate: Expediting Litigation
226 3.3 Advocate: Candor Toward the Tribunal
226 3.4 Advocate: Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel
226 3.5 Advocate: Impartiality and Decorum of the Tribunal
226 3.6 Advocate: Trial Publicity
226 3.7 Advocate: Lawyer as Witness
226 3.8 Advocate: Special Responsibilities of a Prosecutor
226 3.9 Advocate: Advocate in Nonadjudicative Proceedings
226 4.1 Transactions with Persons other than Clients: Truthfulness in Statements to Others
226 4.2 Transactions with Persons other than Clients: Communication with Person Represented by Counsel
226 4.3 Transactions with Persons other than Clients: Dealing with Unrepresented Person
226 4.4 Transactions with Persons other than Clients: Respect for Rights of Third Persons
226 5.1 Law Firms and Associations: Responsibilities of Partners, Managers and Supervisory Lawyers
226 5.2 Law Firms and Associations: Responsibilities of a Subordinate Lawyer
226 5.3 Law Firms and Associations: Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistance
226 5.4 Law Firms and Associations: Professional Independence of a Lawyer
226 5.5 Unauthorized Practice of Law: Multijurisdictional Practice of Law
226 5.6 Law Firms and Associations: Restrictions on Right to Practice
226 5.7 Law Firms and Associations: Responsibilities Regarding Law-Related Services
226 6.1 Public Service: Pro Bono Public Service
226 6.2 Public Service: Accepting Appointments
226 6.3 Public Service: Membership in Legal Services Organization
226 6.4 Public Servic: Law Reform Activities Affecting Client Interests
226 7.1 Communications Concerning a Lawyer's Services
226 7.2 Information about Legal Services: Advertising
226 7.3 Information About Legal Services: Solicitation of Clients
226 7.4 Information about Legal Services: Communication of Fields of Practice
226 7.5 Information about Legal Services: Firm Names and Letterheads
226 8.1 Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession: Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters
226 8.2 Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession: Judicial and Legal Officials
226 8.3 Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession: Reporting Professional Misconduct
226 8.4 Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession: Misconduct
226 8.5 Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession: Jurisdiction
 
Rules Relating to the Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection
Rule Title
227 Rules Relating to the Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection