ABA Pushes For Regulation Of In-House Counsel

Law360, New York (August 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The American Bar Association adopted a model rule at its annual meeting in New York City Monday that would require in-house attorneys practicing in a state where they are not admitted to the bar to register with the state and comply with its rules of conduct.

The new rule, which is not binding but serves as a model for individual states promulgating attorney rules of conduct, requires in-house attorneys to pay a fee and register with the host state's attorney registration authorities within 180 days of...
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