16-18-17 Attorney's duty to represent the oppressed.
     16-18-17.   Attorney's duty to represent the oppressed. It is the duty of an attorney and counselor at law never to reject for any consideration personal to himself, the cause of the defenseless or the oppressed.

Source: PolC 1877, ch 18, § 4, subdiv 7; CL 1887, § 465, subdiv 7; RPolC 1903, § 697, subdiv 7; RC 1919, § 5262 (7); Supreme Court Rule 13, 1939; SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 32.1201 (7).