Professional Ethics Committee

Jurisdiction

Prepare written opinions on professional ethical conduct at the request of the State Bar President, Board of Commissioners, Representative Assembly, Attorney Discipline Board, Attorney Grievance Commission, Executive Director, individual members of the State Bar inquiring about their own contemplated conduct, or on its own initiative.

Recommend amendments to the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct and other standards of professional conduct, and review proposed amendments.

Recommend and support programs and educational presentations related to professional ethics.

Note: This committee may have more than 15 members. The grievance administrator and a AGC staff attorney designated by the grievance administrator and the executive and deputy director of the Attorney Discipline Board or his or her designee shall serve as nonvoting, ex officio members. Implement the Strategic Plan though workgroups including Receiverships, Multidisciplinary Practice Pilot, Regulatory Objectives, and Technology Competence.

2017-2018 Committee Members
Rules of the Committee

Resources

Annual Reports

Includes reports from Ethics, Judicial & Professional Committee, Standing Committee on Professional Ethics, and Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics.