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PART 776

Part 776 - Professional Conduct Of Attorneys Practicing Under The Cognizance And Supervision Of The Judge Advocate General

PART 776 - PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT OF ATTORNEYS PRACTICING UNDER THE COGNIZANCE AND SUPERVISION OF THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL Authority:10 U.S.C. 806, 806a, 826, 827, 1044; Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 2012; U.S. Navy Regulations, 1990; Department of Defense Instruction 1442.02 (series); Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5430.27 (series), Responsibility of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy and the Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps for Supervision and Provision of Certain Legal Services. Source:80 FR 68389, Nov. 4, 2015; 80 FR 73991, Nov. 27, 2015, unless otherwise noted.

32:5.1.1.7.27.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.1SECTION 776.1
   776.1 Purpose.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.2SECTION 776.2
   776.2 Applicability.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.3SECTION 776.3
   776.3 Policy.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.4SECTION 776.4
   776.4 Attorney-client relationships.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.5SECTION 776.5
   776.5 Judicial conduct.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.6SECTION 776.6
   776.6 Conflict.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.7SECTION 776.7
   776.7 Reporting requirements.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.8SECTION 776.8
   776.8 Professional Responsibility Committee.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.9SECTION 776.9
   776.9 Rules Counsel.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.10SECTION 776.10
   776.10 Informal ethics advice.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.11SECTION 776.11
   776.11 Outside practice of law.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.12SECTION 776.12
   776.12 Maintenance of files.
32:5.1.1.7.27.1.1.13SECTION 776.13-776.17
   776.13-776.17 [Reserved]
32:5.1.1.7.27.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Rules of Professional Conduct
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.1SECTION 776.18
   776.18 Preamble.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.2SECTION 776.19
   776.19 Principles.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.3SECTION 776.20
   776.20 Competence.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.4SECTION 776.21
   776.21 Establishment and scope of representation.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.5SECTION 776.22
   776.22 Diligence.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.6SECTION 776.23
   776.23 Communication.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.7SECTION 776.24
   776.24 Fees.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.8SECTION 776.25
   776.25 Confidentiality of information.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.9SECTION 776.26
   776.26 Conflict of interest: General rule.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.10SECTION 776.27
   776.27 Conflict of interests: Prohibited transactions.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.11SECTION 776.28
   776.28 Conflict of interest: Former client.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.12SECTION 776.29
   776.29 Imputed disqualification: General rule.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.13SECTION 776.30
   776.30 Successive Government and private employment.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.14SECTION 776.31
   776.31 Former judge or arbitrator.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.15SECTION 776.32
   776.32 Department of the Navy as client.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.16SECTION 776.33
   776.33 Client with diminished capacity.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.17SECTION 776.34
   776.34 Safekeeping property.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.18SECTION 776.35
   776.35 Declining or terminating representation.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.19SECTION 776.36
   776.36 Prohibited sexual relations.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.20SECTION 776.37
   776.37 Advisor.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.21SECTION 776.38
   776.38 Mediation.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.22SECTION 776.39
   776.39 Evaluation for use by third persons.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.23SECTION 776.40
   776.40 Meritorious claims and contentions.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.24SECTION 776.41
   776.41 Expediting litigation.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.25SECTION 776.42
   776.42 Candor and obligations toward the tribunal.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.26SECTION 776.43
   776.43 Fairness to opposing party and counsel.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.27SECTION 776.44
   776.44 Impartiality and decorum of the tribunal.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.28SECTION 776.45
   776.45 Extra-tribunal statements.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.29SECTION 776.46
   776.46 Attorney as witness.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.30SECTION 776.47
   776.47 Special responsibilities of a trial counsel and other government counsel.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.31SECTION 776.48
   776.48 Advocate in nonadjudicative proceedings.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.32SECTION 776.49
   776.49 Truthfulness in statements to others.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.33SECTION 776.50
   776.50 Communication with person represented by counsel.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.34SECTION 776.51
   776.51 Dealing with an unrepresented person.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.35SECTION 776.52
   776.52 Respect for rights of third persons.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.36SECTION 776.53
   776.53 Responsibilities of the Judge Advocate General and supervisory attorneys.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.37SECTION 776.54
   776.54 Responsibilities of a subordinate attorney.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.38SECTION 776.55
   776.55 Responsibilities regarding non-attorney assistants.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.39SECTION 776.56
   776.56 Professional independence of a covered USG attorney.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.40SECTION 776.57
   776.57 Unauthorized practice of law.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.41SECTION 776.58-776.65
   776.58-776.65 [Reserved]
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.42SECTION 776.66
   776.66 Bar admission and disciplinary matters.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.43SECTION 776.67
   776.67 Judicial and legal officers.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.44SECTION 776.68
   776.68 Reporting professional misconduct.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.45SECTION 776.69
   776.69 Misconduct.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.46SECTION 776.70
   776.70 Jurisdiction.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.47SECTION 776.71
   776.71 Requirement to remain in good standing with licensing authorities.
32:5.1.1.7.27.2.1.48SECTION 776.72-776.75
   776.72-776.75 [Reserved]
32:5.1.1.7.27.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Complaint Processing Procedures
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.1SECTION 776.76
   776.76 Policy.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.2SECTION 776.77
   776.77 Related investigations and actions.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.3SECTION 776.78
   776.78 Informal complaints.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.4SECTION 776.79
   776.79 The formal complaint.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.5SECTION 776.80
   776.80 Initial screening.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.6SECTION 776.81
   776.81 Forwarding the complaint.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.7SECTION 776.82
   776.82 Interim suspension.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.8SECTION 776.83
   776.83 Preliminary inquiry.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.9SECTION 776.84
   776.84 Ethics investigation.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.10SECTION 776.85
   776.85 Effect of separate proceeding.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.11SECTION 776.86
   776.86 Action by the Judge Advocate General.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.12SECTION 776.87
   776.87 Finality.
32:5.1.1.7.27.3.1.13SECTION 776.88
   776.88 Report to licensing authorities.
32:5.1.1.7.27.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Outside Practice of Law by Covered USG Attorneys
32:5.1.1.7.27.4.1.1SECTION 776.89
   776.89 Background.
32:5.1.1.7.27.4.1.2SECTION 776.90
   776.90 Definition.
32:5.1.1.7.27.4.1.3SECTION 776.91
   776.91 Policy.
32:5.1.1.7.27.4.1.4SECTION 776.92
   776.92 Action.
32:5.1.1.7.27.4.1.5SECTION 776.93
   776.93 Revalidation.
32:5.1.1.7.27.4.1.6.5APPENDIX Appendix to
   Appendix to Subpart D of Part 776 - Outside Law Practice Questionnaire and Request.
32:5.1.1.7.27.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Relations With Non-USG Counsel
32:5.1.1.7.27.5.1.1SECTION 776.94
   776.94 Relations with Non-USG Counsel.
32:5.1.1.7.27.6SUBPART F
Subpart F [Reserved]