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Rules of Professional Conduct
conduct of Kentucky lawyers is governed by the Kentucky Rules of Professional
Conduct adopted by the Kentucky Supreme Court in 1989. The rules have
been incorporated into Supreme Court Rule 3.130. These rules attempt to
provide a framework within which the lawyer and client may understand
their corresponding rights, duties, responsibilities and obligations to
one another. The rules are contained in the Kentucky Rules of Court which
can be located in any law library.
you believe that a lawyer has engaged in unprofessional or unethical conduct,
you may file a complaint with the Kentucky Bar Association. The first
step in the complaint process is made by calling (502)564-3795 and asking
for the Client Assistance Program. Complaints can also be made by writing,
and sent to:
West Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601-1883