The California Rules of Professional Conduct

Attorney and Non-Attorneys: The California Rules of Professional Conduct are intended to regulate professional conduct of attorneys licensed by the State Bar through discipline. They have been adopted by the Board of Trustees and approved by the California Supreme Court pursuant to statute to protect the public and to promote respect and confidence in the legal profession. The rules and any related standards adopted by the Board are binding on all members of the State Bar.   The rules are available here

 The Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct, approved but not yet adopted by the California Supreme Court, appear here:  http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/ethics/Proposed-Rules-of-Professional-Conduct.pdf