practice of law

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Noun1.practice of law - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system; "he studied law at Yale"
learned profession - one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
traverse, deny - deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
disbar - remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action; "The corrupt lawyer was disbarred"
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Based on the records, two lawyers have been disbarred from January to June 2017; 15 have been suspended from the practice of law; eight have been suspended from the practice of law and notarial practice; four have been suspended from notarial practice; three have been reprimanded; five have been admonished and sternly warned; 16 lawyers were fined; and three were ordered arrested and detained.
Weintraub was suspended from the practice of law for six months, effective June 6, 2016, for violation of the following Rules Regulating The Florida Bar: Rule 3-4.
The scope and function of the Student Education and Admissions to the Bar Committee is to determine whether law schools are adequately preparing their students for the practice of law and, if they are not, to make specific recommendations to The Florida Bar's Board of Governors and law school deans.
Rogove has been appointed as vice-chair of the New Jersey Supreme Court s Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law for the 2016 calendar term.
2) At worst, LegalZoom is an online legal service provider that regularly engages in the unauthorized practice of law.
McGrath was recently invited by the Mecklenburg County Bar Association (Charlotte, NC) to provide fellow attorneys with a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation eLawyering and the virtual practice of law.
In 2008 through their decision in the case of Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee v.
Nonlawyers who represent employers before the Illinois Department of Employment Security in unemployment benefits hearings aren't using the kind of legal knowledge or skill that makes their conduct the unauthorized practice of law, the Illinois appellate court has held in opinions from two separate panels.
Worse, such a CPA may have undertaken the unauthorized practice of law.
Venturing too far into some areas can constitute the practice of law, and that will get a CPA into serious trouble.
The practice of law is regulated and limited for a number of reasons.
However, legal assistance, individual consultation, and legal advice are problematic in many states, as they may constitute the practice of law and thus be subject to licensing requirements and other state rules.

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