Attorney Competence, Ethical Compliance, and Transnational Practice
Idaho State Bar Journal: The Advocate, Vol. 52, p. 28, October 2009
5 Pages Posted: 25 May 2010
Date Written: August/September 2009
Loza discusses the transnational nature and globalization of legal practice and analyzes the scope of competence that attorneys must master and maintain to comply with their ethical responsibilities. Loza examines the applicable ethical standards under the applicable ABA model rules to which many state attorney ethics rules are harmonized. Loza analyzes all or virtually all applicable ABA and state ethics opinions, including as to new changes for admission of foreign attorneys to practice in Delaware and as to legal outsourcing to India. Loza provides extensive citation references.
Keywords: transnational practice, ABA 2020 Ethics Commission, attorney competence, attorney ethics, ethical compliance, globalization, intellectual property outsourcing, legal outsourcing, off-shoring, India, ethical rules, ABA Model rules, ethics opinions
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