MISSISSIPPI RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
(Updated through 5/20/99)
TABLE OF CONTENTS 
PREAMBLE: A LAWYER'S RESPONSIBILITIES
SCOPE
TERMINOLOGY 
CLIENT-LAWYER RELATIONSHIP

RULE 1.1 COMPETENCE
RULE 1.2 SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION
RULE 1.3 DILIGENCE
RULE 1.4 COMMUNICATION
RULE 1.5 FEES
RULE 1.6 CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION
RULE 1.7 CONFLICT OF INTEREST: GENERAL RULE
RULE 1.8 CONFLICT OF INTEREST: PROHIBITED TRANSACTIONS
RULE 1.9 CONFLICT OF INTEREST: FORMER CLIENT
RULE 1.10 IMPUTED DISQUALIFICATION: GENERAL RULE
RULE 1.11SUCCESSIVE GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT
RULE 1.12 FORMER JUDGE OR ARBITRATOR
RULE 1.13 ORGANIZATION AS CLIENT
RULE 1.14 CLIENT UNDER A DISABILITY
RULE 1.15 SAFEKEEPING PROPERTY
RULE 1.16 DECLINING OR TERMINATING REPRESENTATION
RULE 1.17 SALE OF LAW PRACTICE


COUNSELOR

RULE 2.1 ADVISOR
RULE 2.2 INTERMEDIARY
RULE 2.3 EVALUATION FOR USE BY THIRD PERSONS 


ADVOCATE

RULE 3.1 MERITORIOUS CLAIMS AND CONTENTIONS
RULE 3.2 EXPEDITING LITIGATION
RULE 3.3 CANDOR TOWARD THE TRIBUNAL
RULE 3.4 FAIRNESS TO OPPOSING PARTY AND COUNSEL
RULE 3.5 IMPARTIALITY AND DECORUM OF THE TRIBUNAL
RULE 3.6 TRIAL PUBLICITY
RULE 3.7 LAWYER AS WITNESS
RULE 3.8 SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PROSECUTOR
RULE 3.9 ADVOCATE IN NONADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS 


TRANSACTIONS WITH PERSONS OTHER THAN CLIENTS

RULE 4.1 TRUTHFULNESS IN STATEMENTS TO OTHERS
RULE 4.2 COMMUNICATION WITH PERSON REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL
RULE 4.3 DEALING WITH UNREPRESENTED PERSON
RULE 4.4 RESPECT FOR RIGHTS OF THIRD PERSONS 


LAW FIRMS AND ASSOCIATIONS

RULE 5.1 RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PARTNER OR SUPERVISORY LAWYER
RULE 5.2 RESPONSIBILITIES OF A SUBORDINATE LAWYER
RULE 5.3 RESPONSIBILITIES REGARDING NON-LAWYER ASSISTANTS
RULE 5.4 PROFESSIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF A LAWYER
RULE 5.5 UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW
RULE 5.6 RESTRICTIONS ON RIGHT TO PRACTICE 


PUBLIC SERVICE

RULE 6.1 PRO BONO PUBLIC SERVICE
RULE 6.2 ACCEPTING APPOINTMENTS
RULE 6.3 MEMBERSHIP IN LEGAL SERVICES ORGANIZATION
RULE 6.4 LAW REFORM ACTIVITIES AFFECTING CLIENT INTERESTS 


INFORMATION ABOUT LEGAL SERVICES

RULE 7.1 COMMUNICATIONS CONCERNING A LAWYER'S SERVICES
RULE 7.2 ADVERTISING
RULE 7.3 DIRECT CONTACT WITH PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS
RULE 7.4 LEGAL SERVICE INFORMATION
RULE 7.5 EVALUATION OF ADVERTISEMENTS
RULE 7.6 COMMUNICATION OR CERTIFICATION OR DESIGNATION
RULE 7.7 FIRM NAMES AND LETTERHEADS 


MAINTAINING THE INTEGRITY OF THE PROFESSION

RULE 8.1 BAR ADMISSION AND DISCIPLINARY MATTERS
RULE 8.2 JUDICIAL AND LEGAL OFFICIALS
RULE 8.3 REPORTING PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT
RULE 8.4 MISCONDUCT
RULE 8.5 JURISDICTION