Is it OK to Practice Law After Selling a Law Firm?

Practicing Law After Selling a Law Firm

Read this interesting ABA ethics opinion about Rule 1.17 and a lawyer’s ability to practice law after selling a law practice. What are the limitations on a lawyer practicing after selling a law firm? More than one attorney has asked the question, “Is it OK to practice law after selling a law firm?” The answer is more complex than one might expect. Ethics counsel should be consulted for guidance.

An interesting ABA Journal article addressed this issue when discussing a lawyer’s ability to “practice law” after selling a law practice when the “practicing” is limited to assisting in the transition. Click the link to read more.

https://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/ethics_opinion_its_ok_to_practice_after_selling_a_law_practice_to_assist. Other blog posts written by lawyer Robert Schaller of the Schaller Law Firm are posted at https://lawpracticesale.com/blog/.

June 1, 2021 9:11 pm

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