We kick off #NationalConsumerProtectionWeek with a message from #StateBarCA Public Trust Liaison Enrique Zuniga. Consumers: Remember to visit the State Bar website to verify that you are working with a CA licensed attorney.
Did you know? Rule 1.16 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct defines the parameters of how an attorney-client relationship can end and the duties attorneys must adhere to at the conclusion of the relationship, regardless of how the representation ends.
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Did you know? Rule 1.5 identifies fees that attorneys can and cannot charge, prohibits CA attorneys from charging fees considered unconscionable, & enables the State Bar to prosecute violations of these rules to protect the public.