IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
The Joint Committee on Attorney Standards submitted a petition to adopt a proposed rule regarding provision of legal services following determination of a major disaster, and amendments to the Comment section of Rule 5.5 of the North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct. The proposed amendments are available at http://www.ndcourts.gov/Court/Notices/Notices.htm. Individuals who do not have internet access may contact the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court to obtain a copy of the proposal. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, that Rule 3.2, Admission to Practice Rules, Regarding Provision of Legal Services Following Determination of Major Disaster and the amendments to North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct 5.5, are ADOPTED effective May 1, 2012.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened this 11th day of April, 2012 and the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, and the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order. The Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, being unavoidably absent, did not participate in the decision.