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VSB seeks to regulate non-licensed in-house lawyers (access required)

A person need not be a Virginia-licensed lawyer to work as an in-house corporate counsel in the commonwealth. On the occasions — albeit rare — that someone calls the Virginia State Bar with a complaint that an unlicenced corporate counsel has behaved unethically, the bar's response is, in effect, "tough." Legal ethics experts have reached the conclusion ...