Professional Guidelines

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The Virginia State Bar

Professional Guidelines

Rules 5.1 - 5.8 — Law Firms and Associations

  • Rule 5.1

    Responsibilities Of Partners And Supervisory Lawyers

  • Rule 5.2

    Responsibilities of a Subordinate Lawyer

  • Rule 5.3

    Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistants

  • Rule 5.4

    Professional Independence Of A Lawyer

  • Rule 5.5

    Unauthorized Practice Of Law; Multijurisdictional Practice of Law

  • Rule 5.6

    Restrictions On Right To Practice

  • Rule 5.7

    Responsibilities Regarding Law-related Services

  • Rule 5.8

    Procedures For Notification to Clients When a Lawyer Leaves a Law Firm or When a Law Firm Dissolves.

Updated: March 2, 2015