New Jersey Ethics Committee Issues Opinion Clarifying Rules Governing Multijurisdictional Practice of Law

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An October 3, 2012 ethics opinion from the New Jersey Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law provides useful guidance to out-of-state lawyers on the scope of multijurisdictional or cross-border practice under Rule 5.5(b)(3) of the New Jersey Rules of Professional Conduct. The Opinion addresses three specific applications of Rule 5.5(b)(3) that have been the subject of various inquiries to the Committee by out-of-state lawyers.

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