Progress on Right to Practice Rolls On, This Time Stopping in Illinois

Of all the issues on which ACC advocates, which one is the easiest to rally the support of our Chief Legal Officer members? Arguably, the right to practice pro bono.  As devoted readers of this page surely know, one of … Continue reading

Minnesota allows in-house counsel barred outside Minnesota to serve pro-bono

Reflecting a national movement that has gained increased momentum in recent years, the Minnesota Supreme Court, on January 17, 2013, authorized in-house counsel who are barred outside of Minnesota to practice pro bono. Under Minnesota’s newly amended Rules for Admission to … Continue reading

ACC & Iowa Chapter Comment on Proposed Registration Rules for In-House Counsel

ACC and its Iowa Chapter submitted comments on October 14th to the Iowa Supreme Court which generally support proposed reforms to registration rules for in-house counsel, but requesting improvements to the proposals which inadvertently identify in-house counsel as “second-class citizens … Continue reading