Practice in Virginia by a Foreign Attorney in Association with a Virginia-Licensed Attorney.

An attorney licensed in another jurisdiction may appear in and conduct a particular case in Virginia in association with a member of the Virginia State Bar if like courtesy or privilege is extended to members of the Virginia State Bar [see Rule 1A:4 of the Rules of the Virginia Supreme Court] provided however, that such practice is only on an occasional basis and under the active supervision of a licensed Virginia attorney. This includes personal appearances before the Industrial Commission. [See UPC 1-1, UPR 1-101; DR 3-104]

Committee Opinion
December 8, 1986
Updated: Aug 28, 2006