Proposed | amendments to Paragraph 13-13 regarding Participation and Disqualification of Counsel (pending review by VSB Council)
On September 5, 2012, the Committee on Lawyer Discipline (COLD) approved the proposed amendments to Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13-13 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia. These amendments ease the restrictions involving imputation of conflicts of interest for attorneys representing Respondents in bar disciplinary actions. These revisions will allow more attorneys to participate in the disciplinary system as counsel for Respondents.
Comments or questions should be submitted in writing to the Executive Director, Virginia State Bar, 707 East Main Street, Suite 1500, Richmond, Virginia 23219, no later than January 15, 2013. The Virginia State Bar Council will consider the proposed amendments at its meeting on February 23, 2013.
view proposed rule changes (PDF file)
Updated: February 28, 2013