04-01 If an attorney is aware of facts that raise a substantial question as to another attorney’s honesty, trustworthiness or fitness as a lawyer, then that attorney must report the facts and conduct to the Vermont Professional Responsibility Program. Each attorney must make that determination based on the applicable Rule of Professional Conduct. The Professional Responsibility Committee declines to evaluate or comment on the conduct of a non-requesting attorney.

86-04 The Professional Responsibility Committee, unsuited to the task of adjudicating, cannot render opinions addressing the ethical propriety of conduct of attorneys not seeking our advice