Legal Ethics Rules To Watch In 2020

Law360 (January 1, 2020, 12:04 PM EST) -- There is plenty happening in the world of lawyer regulation and ethics, from California's radical access-to-justice initiative to the New York City bar's look at litigation funding and the fee-splitting rule.

Here, Law360 takes a closer look at those and other rules to watch in 2020.

California Opens the Door to Non-Lawyer Practice and Tech-Driven Firms

Depending on your point of view, the Golden State's ongoing ethics rule revamp is either a welcome evolution that will improve access to the justice system, or a misguided invitation for non-lawyers to provide low-quality legal services and undercut ethical standards.

Either way, keep a...

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