My Brother’s Keeper: The New Attorney Surrogate Rule, Vol. 51, No. 9 RES GESTAE 29 (May 2008)

All thoughtful lawyers should care about what will happen to their clients if an emergency puts the lawyer out of commission. A new rule creates the role of attorney surrogate to protect clients under these circumstances.  Admission and Discipline Rule 23, section 27 (effective January 1, 2008). Introduction An attorney surrogate is someone who is [...]