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, 1.0 hour of professional responsibility CLE credit in Illinois and 1.2 hours of ethics CLE credit in Missouri. 1.0 hour of ethics CLE credit is pending in Texas. If you are interested in receiving credit for watching the recorded presentation, please click here.
Eric T. Cooperstein
June 17, 2021
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