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Order dated Oct. 30, 2012, re: Rules 2-2.2, 4-1.15, 4-1.145, 4-1.155 and 4-1.22



SUPREME COURT OF MISSOURI
en banc

October 30, 2012
Effective July 1, 2013

In re:

(1) Repeal of subdivision 2-2.2, entitled "Impartiality and Fairness," of Rule 2, entitled "Code of Judicial Conduct," and in lieu thereof adoption of a new subdivision 2­2.2, entitled "Impartiality and Fairness."

(2) Repeal of subdivision 4-1.15, entitled "Safekeeping Property," of Rule 4, entitled "Rules of Professional Conduct" and the Comment and Supplemental Missouri Comment thereto, and in lieu thereof adoption of a new subdivision 4-1.145, entitled "Definitions - Safekeeping Property and IOLTA Accounts;" a new subdivision 4-1.15, entitled , "Safekeeping Property" and a new Comment thereto; a new subdivision 4-1.155, entitled "IOLTA Accounts" and a new Comment thereto; and a new subdivision 4-1.22, entitled "File Retention."

ORDER

1. It is ordered that effective July 1, 2013, subdivision 2-2.2 of Rule 2 be and the same is hereby repealed and a new subdivision 2-2.2 adopted in lieu thereof to read as follows:


2. It is ordered that effective July 1, 2013, subdivision 4-1.15 of Rule 4 and the Comment and Supplemental Comment thereto be and the same are hereby repealed and a new subdivision 4-1.145; a new subdivision 4-1.15 and a new Comment thereto; a new subdivision 4-1.155 and a new Comment thereto; and a new subdivision 4-1.22 adopted in lieu thereof to read as follows:


3. It is ordered that notice of this order be published in the Journal of The Missouri Bar.

4. It is ordered that this order be published in the South Western Reporter.

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