Washington, D.C. (July 11, 2022): The Standing Committee on Legal Ethics meets regularly to consider attorneys’ formal requests for advisory opinions seeking guidance on legal ethics and the unauthorized practice of law as well as to analyze and debate proposals to amend the Rules of Professional Conduct and the Unauthorized Practice Rules. The committee adopts proposed advisory opinions or rule amendments for consideration by the council and the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Carr Maloney Equity Partner, Dennis J. Quinn served on the Committee for six years and was chair for three. He helped draft numerous LEOs and amendments to the ethics rules and presented them to Bar Council and the Supreme Court of Virginia. Published and proposed legal ethic opinions and rule changes can be found here: https://www.vsb.org/pro-guidelines/index.php/rule_changes
Dennis also serves as Carr Maloney’s Legal Ethics Counseling Practice Group Leader. To learn how Carr Maloney’s Legal Ethics Practice Group can further assist you and your firm, please click on the link below: https://www.carrmaloney.com/practices/legal-ethics-counseling/