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Insights: Technical Competency Requirements for Attorneys

Sunday, April 16, 2017

ABA Rules and State Adoption

On September 29, 2016, Florida became the 25th state to adopt a technical competency requirement for attorneys practicing in the state.  With the ABA and half of all states on board, it’s likely such requirements will eventually be universal.  So, what do they ask of attorneys?  In this brief guide, we will review the ABA Model Rule Comment and its widespread adoption, the additional requirements in some states, and the core expectations articulated by California.

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