Seeing the Forest and the Trees: The Proper Role of the Bankruptcy Attorney
Nancy B. Rapoport
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 70, 1995
U of Houston Law Center Series
This article discusses the tension between the lawyer's duty to her client and her duty to the legal system as an officer of the court. It concludes that, in a situation in which those two duties conflict, the lawyer's duty to the system as a whole should trump the duty to the client.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 62
Keywords: lawyer, attorney, ethics, professional responsibility, fiduciary, officer of the court
JEL Classification: K00, K40Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: October 18, 2006
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