Ethics Implications of State Bar Authorizations for Non-Lawyers

The California State Bar Task Force has proposed amendments to the rules of professional conduct to broaden public access to legal advice. This could be done both by technology-driven delivery systems and through fee-sharing arrangements with non-lawyers. How will this development impact legal practices in 2020? Procopio Partner and General Counsel Carole Buckner will join …

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Carole Buckner Appointed to the Committee on the Future of Ethics

As a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) I am pleased to announce that I have been appointed to the Committee on the Future of Lawyering.  Part of the mission of APRL is to not only comment upon but to initiate positive changes in the laws and regulations regarding professional responsibility.  APRL …

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