Monday, February 12, 2007

Proposed Changes to Maryland Rules of Professional Conduct

The Rules Committee of the Maryland Court of Appeals has submitted a Letter Report to the Court of Appeals, transmitting thereby proposed new Rule 16-606.1 (Attorney Trust Account Record-Keeping) and proposed amendments to Rules 16-602 (Definitions) and 16-609 (Prohibited Transactions) and Appendix: Maryland Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.15 (Safekeeping Property).

Interested persons are asked to consider the Committee’s Report and proposed rules changes and to forward on or before March 5, 2007 any written comments they may wish to make to:
Sandra F. Haines, Esq.
Reporter, Rules Committee
2011-D Commerce Park Drive
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
The Court's open meeting on the rule change is scheduled for March 12 at 2 P.M.

Copies of the proposed rule changes are available in WordPefect and PDF.

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