RULE 1:14. Codes Of Ethics

The Rules of Professional Conduct and the Code of Judicial Conduct of the American Bar Association, as amended and supplemented by the Supreme Court and included as an Appendix to Part I of these Rules, and the Code of Conduct for Judiciary Employees, also included as an Appendix to Part I of these Rules, shall govern the conduct of the members of the bar and the judges and employees of all courts of this State.

When appropriate, the words "partnership," "attorney," and "lawyer" shall be construed to include professional corporations and limited liability entities for the practice of law, as well as attorney employees, agents, shareholders and members thereof, and attorneys acting as "of counsel" thereto.

The Code of Professional Conduct for Interpreters, Transliterators, and Translators, also included as an Appendix to Part I of these Rules, shall govern the conduct of persons who are employed by or under contract to the Judiciary to interpret, transliterate, or translate.

Note: Source-R.R. 1:25. Canons of Professional Ethics of the American Bar Association deleted July 7, 1971 and the Code of Professional Responsibility, as amended and supplemented, adopted July 7, 1971 to be effective September 13, 1971; amended November 27, 1974 to be effective April 1, 1975, amended July 16, 1981 to be effective September 14, 1981; Disciplinary Rules of the Code of Professional Responsibility deleted and Rules of Professional Conduct, as amended and supplemented, adopted July 12, 1984, to be effective September 10, 1984; amended December 7, 1993, to be effective immediately; amended October 24, 1994 to be effective December 1, 1994; amended July 10, 1998 to be effective September 1, 1998.

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