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Issues Raised by Working with Co-Counsel

There are strict rules on “sharing” clients. And they apply to both referring clients as well as receiving referrals. And there are potential traps.

You may be excited about the referral business or the opportunity to collaborate with another attorney. But here are a few potential complications:

  • Taking prohibited fees
  • Malpractice liability relating to the other attorney mishandling the case
  • Unique rules in different jurisdictions

This guide looks at how the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct should be considered when giving or receiving referrals.

Download the guide and learn about some traps that could snag you.

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