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Court set impairment rule for firm lawyers, but no one supervises solos

In December, the Supreme Court of Virginia established that managing partners at law firms have a duty to intervene when a firm lawyer showed signs of being impaired. Now, the Virginia State Bar is trying to set rules to help solo practitioners. The bar is seeking comments on a new legal ethics opinion addressing lawyers who ...