Attorneys who represent clients or handle matters in other jurisdictions have to be careful not to cross the line into the unauthorized practice of law. This seminar will provide a map that lawyers can use to avoid crossing into dangerous ethical territory.
We will cover each part of ABA Model Rule 5.5, several significant cases, a recent ABA Formal Opinion regarding remote practice in jurisdictions in which an attorney is not licensed, and state trends in amending the rule to accommodate some of the realities of modern practice.
The live presentation of this webinar was approved for 1.0 hour of ethics CLE credit in California and Texas, 1.0 hour of professional responsibility CLE in Illinois, and 1.2 hours of ethics credit in Missouri. CLE credit is no longer available for this recording.
Eric T. Cooperstein
June 17, 2021
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