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Last month, a new rule went into effect. It requires “timely reconciliation” of pooled interest-bearing trust accounts. Per the rule, what is “timely”?
- A. At a minimum, monthly
- B. At a minimum, bi-monthly
- C. At a minimum, quarterly
- D. The rule doesn’t define “timely.” That’ll be up to the disciplinary prosecutors, hearing panels, and the Supreme Court.
Lawyer called me with an inquiry. I listened. Then, I said “if you talk to her, don’t say or do anything that might imply you’re disinterested.”
What did Lawyer call to discuss?
- A. Lawyer’s love life
- B. A potential conflict of interest
- C. Dealing with an unrepresented person
- D. An ex parte conversation with a judge
Attorney called with an inquiry. I responded by saying: “there are ‘end-product’ states, there are ‘work-product’ states, and there’s an ABA Formal Advisory Opinion that leans towards ‘end-product.’ Vermont’s rules don’t resolve the issue.”
What general topic did Attorney call to discuss?
This session, the Vermont Legislature passed a bill that, once signed, will make a fact or record verified by a certain type of technology “authentic” and admissible in court.
What type of technology?
In April, the New York Times ran a piece in which it stated that the law firm Mossack Fonseca “was built on assurances of bulletproof privacy for its clients.” Of course, the article described a massive data breach that affected many of the firm’s clients.
What’s the phrase that has come to describe the firm’s client’s data that was breach and disclosed?