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Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct


2018-11 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MRPC 1.1 and 1.6 (would address a lawyer’s obligation to maintain competence in relevant technology and ensure reasonable efforts to maintain confidentiality of documents)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MRPC 1.1 and 1.6​
Issued: April 22, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
August 1, 2019
Public Hearing: September 18, 2019​
 
 
Comments:
 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of comments of MRPC 1.1 and 1.6​
Issued: September 18, 2019
Effective: January 1, 2020

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2017-25 - PROPOSED Amendment of mrpc 7.1 (would restrict the use of the terms "retired" or "former" for a justice, judge, referee, or magistrate who returns to the practice of law)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MRPC 7.1
Issued: May 23, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2018
Public Hearing: September 20, 2018
 
 
Comments:
 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MRPC 7.1
Issued: September 20, 2018
Effective: ​January 1, 2019

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2017-29 - PROPOSED amendment of mrpc 4.4 (would define the responsibilities of a lawyer who receives a document that was inadvertently sent) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MRPC 4.4​
Issued: May 23, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2018
Public Hearing: September 20, 2018​
 
 
Comments:
 
​Adopted or Other Action:
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2016-27 - ALTERNATIVE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS OF MRPC 7.2 (regarding attorney advertisements)

 
Proposed Amendment: Alternative Proposed Amendments of MRPC 7.2​
Issued: January 10, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
April 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
Comments:

 

 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MRPC 7.2 ​
Issued: May 30, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MRPC 7.2​
Issued: September 27, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
January 1, 2019
Public Hearing: ​March 13, 2019

  

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​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MRPC 7.2​
Issued: March 27, 2019
Effective: ​May 1, 2019