Proposed Rule on Authorization to Practice Law for Attorneys Volunteering with Approved Legal Services Organizations, North Dakota Admission to Practice Rules
On January 5, 2009, the Joint Committee on Attorney Standards filed a request for a proposed rule relating to the authorization to practice law for attorneys volunteering with approved legal services organizations. The proposed rule would allow an attorney not licensed in North Dakota to be authorized to practice law for the limited purpose of providing civil legal assistance as an unpaid volunteer under the supervision of an approved legal services organization. A copy of the proposed rule is attached. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, any person wishing to comment on the proposed amendments may do so in writing before Monday, February 9, 2009. Written comments may be e-mailed to Penny Miller, Clerk of the Supreme Court, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or addressed to 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 180, Bismarck, ND 58505-0530.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened January 7, 2009, with the
Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.