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5.3 Responsibilities regarding nonlawyer assistants Archives

January 4, 2003

03-03 - Is it ethical for a lawyer to advertise to provide legal services in Social Security Administration hearings to claimants who have been denied benefits, where non lawyers are used by the lawyer in providing these services?

Issued June 23, 2003

¶ 1 Issue: Is it ethical for a lawyer to advertise to provide legal services in Social Security Administration hearings to claimants who have been denied benefits, where nonlawyers are used by the lawyer in providing these services?

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December 29, 1999

99-02 - Does a lawyer who negotiates or communicates with an opposing party's legal assistant, secretary or other non-lawyer representative about substantive matters assist in the unauthorized practice of law under Utah Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5(b

(Approved April 30, 1999)

Issue: Does a lawyer who negotiates or communicates with an opposing party's legal assistant, secretary or other non-lawyer representative about substantive matters assist in the unauthorized practice of law under Utah Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5(b)?

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December 18, 1997

96-10 - May an attorney employ a paralegal who owns a propriety interest in a collection agency the attorney represents as a client?

(Approved December 6, 1996)

Issue: May an attorney employ a paralegal who owns a proprietary interest in a collection agency the attorney represents as a client?

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