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Adopted | amendments to Rule 5.5 Comment [1a] and Rule 8.3(e). Approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia November 17, 2015. Effective February 1, 2016.

The Supreme Court of Virginia has approved amendments to two rules:

Rule 5.5: Unauthorized Practice of Law; Multijurisdictional Practice of Law.

Rule 8.3: Reporting Misconduct.

view the Supreme Court of Virginia order (PDF file)

Updated: January 5, 2017