Partner Departure Law

Client Solicitation

July 01, 2013

California Rules of Professional Conduct: Responsibilities and Restrictions on Departing Partners in Communication and Solicitation of Law Firm Clients

The California Rules of Professional Conduct place restrictions on an attorney’s conduct in soliciting clients for employment.  The Rules define “solicitation” as “any communication concerning availability for professional employment of a member (of the State Bar of California) or law firm in which a significant motive is pecuniary gain,” whether in person or by telephone. (Cal. […]