Los Angeles County Bar Association Response:
Report of State Bar Task Force on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services
From the State Bar Office of Strategic Communications &
Re: Public Comment Sought on Proposals for Rules 1.1 and 5.4 by the Task Force on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services (ATILS)
The State Bar seeks public comment on proposed amended Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 (Competence) and proposed amended Rule of Professional Conduct 5.4 (Financial and Similar Arrangements with Nonlawyers)
60-day Public Comment Period Ends May 18, 2020
Please refer to the public comment notice on the State Bar website for background information on these rules and instructions for how to submit a comment.
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The Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) offers the following comments to the Report of the State Bar Task Force on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services (ATILS):
In addition, several LACBA Sections and Committees have written their own comments, and those are included here:
Immigration and Nationality Law Section
Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee
Small Firm and Sole Practitioner Section
Trusts and Estates Section