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Crim Law 6

Legal malpractice Sueing of a lawyer by clients for serious errors that result in injury or loss
Attorney-client privilege What ever you tell to an attorney about your case is private and confidential
Retainer Down payment made by client to hire an attorney to act on his or her behalf
What is the usual/average contingency fee? 1/3 or 33%
Another name for a court room lawyer Litigator
What can happen to a lawyer who violates one of the codes? Reprimanded, suspended, disbarred
ACLU American Civil Liberties Union
What code of conduct are lawyers supposed to follow? Code of Professional Responsibility
How many canons are in the Code of Professional Responsibility? 9
NAACP National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
American Bar Association Group that licenses lawyers
Created by: sudokken