Task Force on the Model Definition of the Practice of Law

Comments on Draft Definition

The views expressed in the comments posted here have not been endorsed by the Task Force on the Model Definition of the Practice of Law or the ABA and should not be construed as representing the position or policy of either.


Transcript of the Task Force Hearing held February 7, 2003, Seattle Washington

Speaker Comments

American Land Title Association
Antitrust Law, ABA Section of, Letter Dated April 2, 2003

Arizona Bar Association

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers

Delivery of Legal Services, ABA Standing Committee on the
Dispute Resolution, ABA Section of
eLawyering Task Force of the ABA Law Practice Management Section

Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice


Huffman, Gregory

Indiana State Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) Committee
National Association of Legal Documents Assistants
National Federation of Paralegal Associations

New York County Lawyers' Association

Washington State Paralegal Association

Washington State Practice of Law Board
Washington State Access to Justice Board, Letter Dated December 21, 2002; Letter Dated 5/21/99; Letter Dated 12/9/99; General Rule 24

Additional Comments

American Association of Law Libraries
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association for Conflict Resolution

Aresty, Jeffrey M.

Beaver, Bernie H.

Cincinnati Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
Coleman, Deborah
Cooper, Corinne
Deloughery, Paul
District of Columbia Legal Services Community, Letter Dated February 5, 2003
Goodwine, George E.

Hawaii Paralegal Association

Holmes, William

Johnson, Jeremiah

Jordan,  Anne H.
Kemsley, George G.
Galalis, David J.
Group and Prepaid Legal Services, ABA Standing Committee on
Koehler, Karen K.
Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants, ABA Standing Committee on
Legal Services Corporation
Lombardi, Lisa M.

Maryland State Bar Practice of Law Committee

Michigan Professional Responsibility Counselors, Letter Dated December 17, 2002; Suggested Drafting Changes
Miller, Sonia E. & Zanani, Doron

Mitchell, Kelly

Moon, Ronald T. Y., Chief Justice
National Legal Aid & Defender Association

Ogle, Mary

Orlik, Deborah

Pierson, Stuart F.
Pritchard,  LaVern A.
Pro Bono and Public Service, ABA Standing Committee on
Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, ABA Section of
Rhode, Deborah L., Letter Dated December 10, 2002; Book Excerpt
Schwarz, Michael
Society for Human Resource Management
Stone, Joseph L.
Talmadge, Philip A.
Title Appraisal Vendor Management Association
VandeWalle, Jerry, Chief Justice
Watchful Eye Investigation, LLC
Zapata, Anthony