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Adopted | amendments to Rules 1.1 (Competence) and 1.6 (Confidentiality) (Amended and approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia December 17, 2015. Effective March 1, 2016.)

Effective March 1, 2016, the Supreme Court of Virginia has approved amendments to two rules:

Rule 1.1: Competence.

Rule 1.6: Confidentiality of Information.

View the Supreme Court of Virginia order (PDF file)

Updated: December 18, 2015