Part 2 of a 4 part series. This article is the second of four lectures given by Jerome Strickland at the 1980 June Institute. Strickland discusses the role that lawyers have taken as frequent parties to interpersonal disputes. Strickland examines the implications that legal counsel can have in a counseling relationship and the code of ethics that lawyers are bound to. Part 1 is in JPP 5:4, Part 2 is in JPP 5:4, Part 3 is in JPP 6:1 and Part 4 is in JPP 6:2.