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Title: Every attorney should make a succession plan
Authors: Reiter, Elisa
Pollack, Daniel
Keywords: succession plan
professional will
ABA Model Rules of Professional Condcut
safekeeping property
Declining or termination representation
sale of law practice
Duties to prospective clients
Duty to report
Disciplinary authority
incapcity or retirement
Issue Date: 25-Sep-2023
Publisher: ALM
Citation: Reiter, E., & Pollack, D. (2023, September 25). Every attorney should make a succession plan. The Reporter. Every attorney should make a succession plan
Series/Report no.: The Reporter;September 25, 2023
Abstract: As COVID fades, we are left with many important lessons. Among them, the need to recognize the importance of having a professional succession plan (professional will) in place in the event an attorney is temporarily or permanently incapacitated. Such a succession plan may also come into play in the event the attorney chooses to retire, or simply dies. Here are some pertinent provisions from the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. (from Introduction)
Description: Commentary
Appears in Collections:Wurzweiler School of Social Work: Faculty publications

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