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April 17, 2018

Comments Sought on Revised Proposed Supreme Court Rule Amendment on Limited Scope Representation

The Advisory Committee on Rules of Court, a subcommittee of Judicial Council, is seeking public comment on a revised amendment adding a subsection (f) to Rule 1:5 regarding limited-scope representation. An initial proposal was published for comment in December. Taking into consideration the purpose behind the proposed amendment and the many comments received from the Bar, the Advisory Committee on Rules of Court fashioned the attached revised draft rule which is now being published for additional comment. 

Amendment proposal.

Comments on the revised draft rule below should be sent by August 1, 2018, to: 

Steven Dalle Mura 
Director of Research, Office of the Executive Secretary 
Supreme Court of Virginia 
100 North Ninth Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Updated: Apr 19, 2018