Ethics: Multijurisdictional Practice and the Unauthorized Practice of Law
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Friday, November 5, 2021
(10:00 PT / 11:00 MT / 1:00 ET)
for IDC Member
$35 for Non-member
Illinois Defense Counsel
Do you spend a significant amount of time practicing law from a second home in another jurisdiction? Do you or any of your colleagues have clients in states where you are not licensed to practice law? Because of COVID-19 are you temporarily relocated to another jurisdiction while providing legal services for your clients in
your home state?
Find out about the basics -- and the complexities -- of ABA Model Rule 5.5 Unauthorized Practice of Law; Multijurisdictional Practice of Law. This program is for any lawyer who has ever handled client matters across state lines, or any firm that hires attorneys to work on behalf of their clients from other jurisdictions. The rules that regulate multijurisdictional practice and UPL are changing so catch up on what’s new and how to steer clear of a multijurisdictional headache.
Ethics rules that will be examined are:
• ABA Model Rule 5.5 Unauthorized Practice of Law; Multijurisdictional Practice of Law
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). Registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant attending the live program at their own computer and phone.
How to Attend
Join the live program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer with high speed internet. You may ask questions, participate in surveys, and post comments from your computer during the program. Please note that credit (if available) is only provided to registered attendees participating at their own computer and phone. Simple instructions with a link to the program will be sent when you register and again the day before the webinar.