- That which is by general opinion considered to be unprofessional because immoral, unethical or dishonorable. State Board of Dental Examiners v. Savelle, 90 Colo. 177, 8 P.2d 693, 697.That which violates ethical code or rules of profession (e.g. Model Rules of Professional Conduct) or such conduct which is unbecoming member of profession in good standing. It involves breach of duty which professional ethics enjoin. Within statutes, rules, etc., promulgating standards of professional conduct for attorneys denotes conduct which it is recommended be made subject to disciplinary sanctions. Hawk v. Superior Court In and For Solano County, 42 C.A.3d 108, 116 Cal.Rptr. 713 721.
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