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LAWYER'S HANDBOOK 

2017 Lawyer's Handbook, Volume 2 (October 2017)

Volume 2 of the 2017 Lawyer's Handbook includes the following updates:

Amendments to the Governing Rules Approved by the Supreme Court

Approved on September 28, 2017

27 N.C.A.C. 1B, Section .0100, Discipline and Disability of Attorneys

Rule .0115 Proceedings Before the Disciplinary Hearing Commission: Pleadings and Prehearing Procedure

27 N.C.A.C. 1D, Section .1400, Rules Governing the Administration of the Client Security Fund of the North Carolina State Bar

Rule .1416 Appropriate Uses of the Client Security Fund

27 N.C.A.C. 1D, Section .1700, The Plan for Legal Specialization

.Rule 1714 Meetings

27 N.C.A.C. 1D, Section .1700, The Plan of Legal Specialization (New Rule)

.1727 Inactive Status

27 N.C.A.C. 1D, Section .3300 Certification Standards for the Privacy and information Security Law Specialty (New Section)

27 N.C.A.C. 1G, Section .0100, The Plan for Certification of Paralegals

Rule .0124 Retired Certified Paralegal Status

27 N.C.A.C. 1D, Section .1300, Rules Governing the Administration of the Plan for Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts

Rule .1313 Fiscal Responsibility

Amendments to the Rules of Professional Responsibility

Adopted by the Supreme Court on September 28, 2017

1.3, 7.2, 7.3, and 8.4

Adopted Ethics Opinions

2017 Formal Ethics Opinion 1, Text Message Advertising

2017 Formal Ethics Opinion 3, Advertisement with URL and No Other Identifying Information

2017 Formal Ethics Opinion 4, Settlement Funds Subject to Statutory Lien

Handbook Archives

2017 Lawyer's Handbook

2016 Lawyer's Handbook, Volume 2 (November 2016)

2016 Lawyer's Handbook

2015 Lawyer's Handbook, Volume 2 (January 2016)

2015 Lawyer's Handbook

2014 Lawyer's Handbook (October 2014)

2014 Lawyer's Handbook

2013 Lawyer's Handbook (September 2013)

2013 Lawyer's Handbook

2012 Lawyer's Handbook (October 2012)

2012 Lawyer's Handbook

2011 Lawyer's Handbook (September 2011)

2011 Lawyer's Handbook

2010 Lawyer's Handbook (October 2010)

2010 Lawyer's Handbook (March 2010)

2009 Lawyer's Handbook

2008 Lawyer's Handbook

2007 Lawyer's Handbook

2006 Lawyer's Handbook

2005 Lawyer's Handbook

2004 Lawyer's Handbook

2003 Lawyer's Handbook

2002 Lawyer's Handbook

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