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Bar News - January 18, 2008


Participation Urged in Survey on Unauthorized Practice of Law


Peter W. Heed, chair of the NHBA’s Unauthorized Practice of Law Task Force, is urging Bar members to participate in a survey to be e-mailed to active members during the week of Jan. 21. (A link to the survey will also be posted in the For Members area of the Bar’s Web site.)

           

The survey is designed to elicit Bar members’ feedback on several aspects of the UPL issue, including:

 

  • the need for and potential structure of a revised definition of the practice of law, either by statute or rule;
  • examples of the actual or potential harm done to clients by untrained individuals providing legal advice or services;
  • and opinions on suitable ways of enforcing a UPL law or rule.

           

The task force initially convened last June, several months after then-president Richard B. McNamara wrote a letter to Bar members gauging members’ interest in a renewed examination of the UPL issue.

           

Heed promised to keep Bar members and the NHBA Board of Governors up-to-date on the work of the UPL task force, which will be a group of limited duration.

 

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