Practicing Law Across State Lines: Ethics and Practice Advice

Date & Time: Monday, September 29, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
2.0 Ethics Credit Hours

This new, interactive class will address issues that often arise for attorneys who practice in the D.C. metro area.  Using hypotheticals, you will learn about these key issues that attorneys face in a multijurisdictional practice:

Providing advice about another state's law

Establishing a “virtual” presence in another jurisdiction

Pro hac admission in another state's courts

What you can and can't do while waiting to waive in another jurisdiction's bar

Practicing before federal agencies and specialized tribunals

Status of pleadings signed by out-of-state lawyers

Out of state lawyers' ability to collect fees

States which can punish a lawyer's unethical conduct and which rules apply

And much more.

D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
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Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750


  • Saul Singer, D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Counsel
  • Thomas Spahn, McGuireWoods LLP


Antitrust and Consumer Law Section


Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice


Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section


D.C. Bar Members


Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section


Family Law Section


Government Attorneys


Government Contracts and Litigation Section


Labor and Employment Law Section


Law Practice Management


Litigation Section




Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section


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