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September 29, 2016

VSB Ethics Committee Approves Ethics Opinion on Supervisory Duties Regarding Lawyer Impairment

The Ethics Committee has approved proposed LEO 1886, which will be submitted to Council for consideration at its meeting on October 7, 2016, in Roanoke.  The proposed LEO concerns the duty of partners and supervisory lawyers in a law firm when another lawyer in the firm suffers from significant impairment.

The summary of proposed LEO 1886 and a PDF of the draft may be found here.

Updated: Sep 29, 2016