A non-attorney did not engage in the unauthorized practice of law when he presented a claim against an estate in probate court on behalf of a business, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled.Read More »
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A San Francisco immigration firm must notify its clients that its founder resigned from the bar in the face of disciplinary charges, according to an injunction upheld last week by the California Court of Appeal.Read More »
An American Bar Association ethics panel has proposed rule changes that would make it easier for lawyers to engage in cross-border practice, while making clear that one’s “virtual presence” in another jurisdiction may trigger a rule violation.
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Faced with what increasingly is becoming a problem for bar associations across the country, the Rhode Island Supreme Court has determined that a Texas paralegal services company was engaged in the unauthorized practice of law in Rhode Island.Read More »