The practice of law has seen numerous changes in the last 10 years, as online options have expanded to give attorneys the ability to work from almost anywhere. For the last decade, though, the American Bar Association’s licensing guidelines have remained unchanged. But now, the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 has posed three possible approaches to revising the rule in an Issues Paper. It is accepting comments through July 31.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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An American Bar Association ethics panel is proposing “more clarity” rather than new restrictions in the rules governing lawyers’ use of Internet-based technology to advertise their services.Read More »