Firms with lawyers licensed in different states. A legal ethics thumbs up? Or a gateway to UPL? Is there a method in Illinois for setting up these kinds of entities, limiting the principals’ liability, and avoiding ethical pitfalls? There is – it’s covered in Supreme Court Rule 721. But should lawyers — especially those seeking to establish multijurisdictional practices –pursue registration for their firms under that rule? What happens if they don’t? Listen in for details!
Ford Motor Credit Co. v. Sperry, 214 Ill.2d 371 (2005) (note – I gave the date as 2008 in the ep, sorry for the error!)
Intro/outro theme: “My World and the Real Heart,” The Mild Oaths, Re-la-tor LP (Mr. Apollo Records)
Break 1: “Valise Amie,” Giant Merry-Go-Round, Intendments LP (Indirect Enquiries Rec’s)
Break 2 background: “Usually Harmonious,” Doublet Band, In Lonely Stations (Spared Ire Records)