Meetings and Events

Legal Ethics Committee Meeting

Thu, September 16, 2021

9:00 am - noon

Location: Microsoft Teams

The deliberations of the Standing Committee on Legal Ethics are confidential pursuant to the Rules of the Supreme Court Part 6 § IV Paragraph 10-2 (E). Therefore, this meeting is closed to nonmembers of the committee.

AGENDA

  1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  2. RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
    1. Rules 1.8, 1.10, and 1.15 – Update on Supreme Court actions
    2. Rule 1.2 – Advising clients about cannabis activities legal under state law
  3. LEGAL ETHICS OPINIONS
    1. LEO 1896 – Lawyers working from home/remotely in Virginia (Comments received from: Brown, Herskowitz, Rogers (LGA), and marmarrich@aol.com)
    2. LEO 1893 – Conflicts in representation of parent and minor child
    3. LEO 1894 – Conflicts in joint representation of multiple minor children; aggregate settlements
    4. LEO 1895 – Communication with victim/witness represented by counsel
    5. LEO Request – Duties of attorney representing PLLC
    6. LEO Review – Application of Rule 1.8(e)(1)/client’s responsibility for costs advanced
    4. ADJOURNMENT

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Updated: Sep 07, 2021