November 27, 2018

Commission on Multijurisdictional Practice

About the Commission

On August 12, 2002, the American Bar Association House of Delegates adopted all nine recommendations contained in the Commission's Final Report.

Final Reports, as adopted August 12, 2002

* This Model Rule was amended by the American Bar Association House of Delegates in August 2006 and is now known as the ABA Model Rule for the Licensing and Practice of Foreign Legal Consultants 

MJP Reports and Documents

June 2002 Report of the Commission on Multijurisdictional Practice

Interim Report and Appendices of the Commission on Multijurisdictional Practice, November 2001

Transcripts/Discussions of Public Hearings

March 10-11, 2000 Symposium

  • Articles
  • Report: Assisting Clients with Multi-State and Interstate Legal Problems: The Need to Bring the Professional Regulation of Lawyers into the 21st Century

Comments on Commission Drafts

Comments on June 2002 MJP Report and Recommendation

Comments on Multijurisdictional Practice Interim Report November 30, 2001

Written Comments/Position Papers (Prior to Interim Report dated November 30, 2001)

Commission Information

Charts on State Adoption of MJP Recommendations

In-house counsel

Admission by Motion

Pro Hac Vice Admission

Foreign Legal Consultants

Foreign Legal Consultants by State

   Temporary Practice by Foreign Lawyers

MJP Links of Interest