POWERS AND DUTIES OF ATTORNEYS
16-18-1 License and bar membership required to practice law--Injunction to restrain violations.
16-18-2 Attorney licensing--Non-resident attorneys--"Pro hac vice" admission on motion--Requirements.
16-18-2.1 Legal assistance by law students--Purpose of provisions.
16-18-2.2 Requirements for participation by law student.
16-18-2.3 Certification of legal intern or extern by law school dean--Filing--Effective period--Withdrawal by dean or termination by Supreme Court.
16-18-2.4 Consent and approval for appearance by legal intern or extern--Authority for appearance in civil and criminal matters.
16-18-2.5 Appearance by legal intern or extern for state, county, or first or second class municipality.
16-18-2.6 Preparation of pleadings, briefs, and other documents by legal intern or extern.
16-18-2.7 Oral argument by legal intern or extern before Supreme Court.
16-18-2.8 Notation of oral consent and approval of appearance by legal intern or extern--Filing of written consent.
16-18-2.9 Qualifications of supervising lawyer--Professional responsibility.
16-18-2.10 Other rights not affected by provisions for legal assistance by legal interns or externs.
16-18-3 to 16-18-5. Repealed .
16-18-5.1 Temporary waiver of admission requirements for nonresident defense counsel where county is experiencing significant increase in criminal cases.
16-18-6 Contracts and powers of disbarred attorney void.
16-18-7 Solicitation, acceptance of employment, or practice by disbarred or suspended attorney as misdemeanor.
16-18-8 Assistance to or acceptance of employment from disbarred or suspended attorney as misdemeanor.
16-18-9 Attorney's power to execute bonds and instruments for client.
16-18-10 Attorney not to be surety--Violation as misdemeanor.
16-18-11 Attorney's power to bind client by agreements--Evidence of agreement.
16-18-12 Proof of authority required of attorney.
16-18-13 Attorney's duty to respect courts.
16-18-14 Attorney's duty to respect reputation of parties and witnesses.
16-18-15 Attorney not to maintain unjustified actions or defenses--Criminal defense excepted.
16-18-16 Attorney not to maintain action for improper motives.
16-18-17 Attorney's duty to represent the oppressed.
16-18-18 Attorney's duty to respect client's confidence.
16-18-19 Attorney's duty to use truthful means.
16-18-20 Attorney's power to receive money for client--Unauthorized discharge of claim prohibited.
16-18-20.1 Record of client funds--Time preserved--Failure to keep as ground for discipline.
16-18-20.2 Attorney licensing--Trust accounting records and procedures.
16-18-21 Attorney's lien on proceeds of action.
16-18-22 Bond to release attorney's lien--Bill of particulars required of attorney.
16-18-23 Refusal by attorney to pay money to client as misdemeanor.
16-18-24 Lien as justification for withholding money from client.
16-18-25 Security given by attorney for payment to client.
16-18-26 Misconduct by attorney as misdemeanor.
Attorneys for public agencies may permit use of name or office. 16-18-28
Liability of attorney for treble damages for misconduct. 16-18-29
Acceptance of consideration from defendant by attorney for public agency as misdemeanor. 16-18-30
Withdrawal of attorney of record--When permitted. 16-18-32
Attorney authorized to remove files from offices of clerks of court--Electronic transmission of copies. 16-18-33
Definition of legal assistant. 16-18-34.1
Minimum qualifications. 16-18-34.2
Utilization of legal assistants. 16-18-34.3
Ethical considerations. 16-18-34.4
Certain individuals disqualified. 16-18-34.5
Application by disqualified persons--Requirements--Hearing--Burden of proof. 16-18-34.6
Revocation of order for disqualified persons--Hearing--Burden of proof. 16-18-34.7
Recommendations in attorney disciplinary proceedings. APPENDIX A
. South Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct.
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