Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Thursday, January 5, 2012
DC ethics opinion on referral fees for sending clients to non-lawyers
The D.C. bar's ethics committee has issued a new opinion which concludes that District of Columbia lawyers may accept referral fees for sending clients to non-lawyer service providers provided that the client gives informed consent and other conditions are satisfied. The District of Columbia Bar Legal Ethics Comm., Op. 361, 11/11 is available here.