Proposed | new Rule 5.8 (pending review by the Supreme Court of Virginia)
Rule 5.8 Procedures For Notification to Clients When a Lawyer Leaves a Law Firm or When a Law Firm Dissolves
view the petition to the Court (PDF file)
The proposed rule codifies a number of the suggestions from LEOs on departing lawyers’ obligations into more concrete steps to follow.
Updated: June 19, 2014