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RSMD’s Sari Montgomery: Ethics Columnist

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We’re proud to announce that our own Sari Montgomery has been named the new (and inaugural) ethics columnist for Business of Law Insider, a publication of BridgeTower Media. Sari will be writing a quarterly column, with her first column appearing next month. We’ll link to the columns on this site – be sure to follow […]

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Legal Ethics Now & Next Episode 5: Fluxatility: Lawyers Accepting Crypto

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New podcast episode: lawyers accepting crypto as payment. Can you, should you, how thinkable is it now following the FTX debacle? Analyzing all that in this episode! If the above player doesn’t work, you can download the episode here or listen on the following platforms: […]

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Legal Ethics Now & Next Episode 4: The 300

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Unregistered practice: disciplinary offense or technical error? It’s not an academic exercise: 300 Oregon lawyers had to reckon with the consequences of sudden un-registration, however unintended, this past month. Should they even have had to worry about potentially being disciplined? Why do we say that unregistered lawyers are engaged in the unauthorized practice of law? […]

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Legal Ethics Now & Next Episode 3: Another State of Mind

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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 […]

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Legal Ethics Now & Next Episode 2: Sandboxing

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Episode 2 of Legal Ethics Now & Next covers a topic mentioned in the previous episode: the Utah program that allows lawyers and other professionals to own legal service providers – a/k/a the Utah “regulatory sandbox.” How does that program work, and how’s it going? We’ll review that in this episode, and look at what […]

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Legal Ethics Now & Next: A Legal Ethics Podcast

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The RSMD legal ethics podcast, Legal Ethics Now & Next is happening! First episode is below. For now you can listen using this ultra-minimalist player, or if that doesn’t work, you can go here. We’ll be distributing the podcast to various streaming services soon, and we’ll be doing some more cool things with it in […]

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