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PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

1. The accepted manner in which a professional will act. 2. The way a lawyer who has been admitted to the bar should act.

TLD Example: Lawyers are held to strict ethical standards and rules of professional conduct enforced by state and local bar associations.


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