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Look at rules 1.6- 1.10 at the link below:
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I already have a copy of the SC Rules of Professional Conduct.
What I was hoping for is a case or two that I could use as a reference. I know that my case is a bit complicated. My specific problem is not JUST that this opposing attorney lied to me but that he actually made-up stories to cover up his client's fraud. These cover-ups and lies are exacerbated by the fact that he is also General Counsel to the corporation which carries with it the additional responsibilities to actually take steps to either stop or mitigate his client's actions, or to disclose them under direct questioning.
If you can't locate anything further on this, then we can go ahead and close it out. Thanks.
If you want cases to help you understand the rules, then you will need to go to a local law library and find an annotated version of the rules. There, under each rule, you will find the cases that have been decided for that rule.