♦ New Ethics Code Effective Jan. 1, 2008. The Rules of Professional Conduct were comprehensively revised effective January 1, 2008. The current text may be found on the Supreme Court's website, The New Hampshire version of the Rules differs from the ABA Model Rules, which may be found on the ABA's website. Other states have adopted other variations. The New Hampshire Comments generally highlight differences between the current New Hampshire Rules and the ABA Model Rules.
|The NH Bar Association Ethics Committee|
♦ A Note About Ethics Materials from the NH Bar Association Ethics Committee: Care should be exercised in determining which version of a given Rule applies as of a given date, and the extent to which the interpretation of a given opinion or article will apply to such version. Many interpretations of New Hampshire ethics law (including most of the opinions and practical ethics articles cited below) have been published under the prior version of the Rules of Professional Conduct or predecessor rules. Continue reading.
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♦ Can't find an NHBA ethics opinion or practical ethics article on point? Read about the ABA's ETHICSearch, a research service that responds to inquiries about situations posing ethics issues.
♦ All of our Ethics Opinions are now posted on the NH Casemaker Web Library available through the For Members section. Practical Ethics articles are posted below, grouped by the date they were written.