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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Once complaints have been made, the state's unauthorized practice of law committee could investigate the complaint and perhaps also act as a liaison to the particular software company.
Multidisciplinary practice does not necessarily imply large firms; an MDP can consist of just two people or, absent the rule forbidding the unauthorized practice of law, only one.
The issue is now being examined at the state level, where the practice of law is actually regulated.
firms and are actively forming and acquiring law firms in Europe where the unauthorized practice of law rules are significantly less stringent.
Gino Martone, BankAtlantic'sSenior Vice President, has been appointed by the Supreme Court of Florida to serve on the Standing Committee on Unlicensed Practice of Law.
Goldstein was suspended from practice of law for 91 days effective September 19, 2013, for failing, in the course of handling a personal injury case, to keep the client reasonably informed about the status of the case and failing to properly supervise the nonlawyer employees who had contact with her clients.
In a unanimous ruling, the Ohio Supreme Court has fined a Piqua tax services company $20,000 for the unauthorized practice of law (UPL).
However, by attending law school and obtaining her law degree, G became entitled to seek admission to the bar (as she did) and to enter the general practice of law if she should choose.
The ALI-ABA (Philadelphia, PA) has released The Lawyer's Guide to Using the Internet, a four-video set designed to assist attorneys with information on using the Internet to enhance the practice of law.
Action Need to Protect Public from Unauthorized Practice of Law
The AICPA--although applauding the ABA's willingness to consider MDPs--objected to how the ABA/MDP commission proposed to define the practice of law in an MDP environment.
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