ABA commission revisits nonlawyer ownership of law firms

Will nonlawyer ownership of law firms spread to the United States? If you want to submit a comment either way, it is due by May 2nd.

“An ABA commission is seeking comments on an “issues paper” examining ethics rules that bar nonlawyers from owning and managing law firms.  The ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services “revived a contentious debate” on the issue with a request for comments, which are accepted until May 2, according to the ABA BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct.”

Read: Should nonlawyers be allowed to own law firms? ABA commission revisits the issue at the American Bar Association

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