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Court relaxes rules for ‘emeritus’ lawyers (access required)

Encouraging retired lawyers to keep active in pro bono work, the Supreme Court of Virginia has eased the rules for “emeritus” members of the Virginia State Bar. In a Dec. 29 order, the court dropped a requirement that emeritus lawyers working for pro bono clients be supervised by active attorneys. The court-approved changes also reduce the ...