California: Welcome to the party
Almost two years after the final report of its taskforce on multi-jurisdictional practice, the California Supreme Court has issued proposed changes to its Rules of Court for public consultation. Mark Tuft looks at the implications for out-of-state lawyers
California has been assessing under what circumstances attorneys licensed to practise law in other states should be permitted to practise in California. The California Supreme Court appointed an advisory taskforce on multi-jurisdictional practice (MJP) in January 2001 to consider various options. The MJP taskforce recommended four incremental changes to address immediate problems in the current system, which will then provide an opportunity to assess what additional changes will be in order in the future.
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