Work Product

The following was filed on May 7, 2012 with the ABA House of Delegates for its consideration at the Chicago Annual meeting in August 2012.

NOTE:
 The views expressed herein have not been approved by the House of Delegates or the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association and, accordingly, should not be construed as representing the policy of the American Bar Association.

HOUSE OF DELEGATES FILINGS:

INTRODUCTION & OVERVIEW

RESOLUTION & REPORT: Technology & Confidentiality

RESOLUTION & REPORT: Technology & Client Development

RESOLUTION & REPORT: Outsourcing

RESOLUTION & REPORT: Practice Pending Admission

RESOLUTION & REPORT: Admission by Motion

RESOLUTION & REPORT: Model Rule 1.6



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ITEMS RELEASED FOR COMMENT BY ETHICS 20/20 COMMISSION:


I. Inbound Foreign Lawyers

Inbound Foreign Lawyer Memoranda & Template (released June 1, 2010)

Admission on Motion Issues Paper (released December 2, 2010)

Initial Draft Proposal In-House Counsel (released May 2, 2011)

Initial Draft Proposal Model Rule 5.5 (released May 2, 2011)

Initial Draft Proposal Pro Hac Vice (released May 2, 2011)

Admission on Motion Initial Draft Proposal (released September 7, 2011)

Revised Draft Proposal In-House Counsel (released September 19, 2011)

Revised Draft Proposal Pro Hac Vice (released September 19, 2011)

Revised Draft Proposal Model Rule 5.5 (released September 19, 2011)

Final Revised Draft Proposal on Admission by Motion (released February 21, 2012)
Revised Draft Proposal ABA Model Rule 5.5 (released September 4, 2012)
Revised Draft Proposal ABA Model Rule for Registration of In-House Counsel (released September 4, 2012)
ABA Model Rule on Pro Hac Vice Admission (released September 4, 2012)


II. Technology

Issues Paper Concerning Client Confidentiality and Lawyers’ Use of Technology (released September 20, 2010)

Issues Paper Concerning Lawyers’ Use of Internet Based Client Development Tools (released September 20, 2010)

Initial Draft Proposal Tech & Confidentiality (released May 2, 2011)

Initial Draft Proposal Tech & Client Development (released June 28, 2011)

Revised Draft Proposal Tech & Confidentiality (released September 19, 2011)

Revised Draft Proposal Tech & Client Development (released September 19, 2011)

Final Revised Draft Proposal Technology & Confidentiality (released February 21, 2012)

Final Revised Draft Proposal Technology & Client Development(released February 21, 2012)


III. Outsourcing

Outsourcing Discussion Draft (released November 23, 2010)

Initial Draft Proposal on Outsourcing (released May 2, 2011)

Revised Draft Proposal on Outsourcing (released September 19, 2011)

Final Revised Draft Proposal on Outsourcing (released February 21, 2012)


IV. Uniformity/Choice of Law

Issues Paper Choice of Law in Cross Border Practice (released January 18, 2011)

Multijurisdictional Practice Issues Paper (released March 29, 2011)

Initial Draft Proposal 1.6 (released September 7, 2011)

Initial Draft Proposal 1.7 (released September 7, 2011)

Initial Draft Proposal 5.5(d)(3) (released September 7, 2011)

Initial Draft Proposal Choice of Law and ALPS (released December 2, 2011)

Discussion Paper on Alternative Law Practice Structures (released December 2, 2011)

ABA Model Rule 5.5 and Practice Pending Admission (released February 21, 2012)
Revised Draft Proposal on ABA Model Rule 1.6 (released February 21, 2012)
Issues Paper Concerning Model Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5 and the Limits of Virtual Presence in a Jurisdiction (released June 19, 2012)
Revised Draft Proposal on ABA Model Rule 1.7: Choice of Rule Agreements for Conflicts of Interest (released July 11, 2012)

Revised Draft Proposal on Model Rule 1.7 (Conflict of Interest: Current Clients) (released September 18, 2012)
Draft Proposal on Model Rule 1.5 (Fees) (released September 18, 2012)
Commission Co-Chairs' Statement re: ABA Model Rule 1.5(e) Fee Division Issues (released October 29, 2012)


V. Alternative Law Practice Structures

ABS Issues Paper (released on April 5, 2011)

ALPS Discussion Draft (released on December 2, 2011)

Choice of Law & Alternative Law Practice Structures (released on December 2, 2011)

Commission Co-Chairs' Statement (released April 16, 2012)


VI. Alternative Litigation Financing

ALF Issues Paper (released on November 23, 2010)

Draft ALF White Paper (released on October 19, 2011

White Paper on ALF filed with House of Delegates (released on December 27, 2011)