01/29/2010 01:44:00 AM EST
Wroth on the Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct
The "Ethics 2000" amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct are now in effect in Vermont. The Vermont Supreme Court has adopted a massive package of amendments to the Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct, effective September 1, 2009, that incorporate most of the amended Model Rules. In the works for six years, the Vermont amendments are intended to clarify provisions of the Vermont Rules and respond to developments in the practice of law and the law of lawyering produced by the impact of technology and the changing dynamic of the legal profession.
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