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Notice of Comment Wednesday, February 15, 2012



Supreme Court No. 20120109

Proposed Rule 3.2, Admission to Practice Rules, Regarding Provision of Legal Services Following Determination of Major Disaster and Proposed Amendment to Comment Section of Rule 5.5, North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct, Regarding the Unauthorized Practice of Law

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 rule and amendments are available at Supreme Court No. 20120109. 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, any person wishing to comment on the proposed amendments and proposed rule may do so in writing before Monday, March 19, 2012. Written comments may be e-mailed to Penny Miller, Clerk of the Supreme Court, at, or addressed to 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505-0530.

The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened this 15th day of February, 2012, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, 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.

Penny Miller 
North Dakota Supreme Court