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December 16, 2013

Unauthorized Practice of Law Draft Opinion 217 Issued

Updated April 8, 2014:

On April 8, 2014, the Standing Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law withdrew UPL Opinion 217: Non-Lawyer Acting As Prosecutor In Criminal Contempt Proceeding. It was presented as a draft opinion on December 10, 2013.


On December 10, 2013, the Standing Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law issued UPL Opinion 217 as a draft opinion: Non-Lawyer Acting As Prosecutor In Criminal Contempt Proceeding.  It will be presented to Council for review on February 22, 2014.  If approved, the Virginia State Bar will petition the Supreme Court of Virginia to adopt the opinion.  The opinion is not final unless and until it is adopted by the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Originally Posted: December 16, 2013

Updated: Apr 08, 2014