Joint Bar Association Ethics Opinion Aims to Prevent Fee-Handling Missteps

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Sarah Sweeney was quoted in an article published by The Legal Intelligencer, which discusses the joint ethics opinion issued by the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations. This opinion outlines how attorneys should handle legal fees at the beginning of client relationships. Sarah commented on the long and complicated rule controlling fund management and the increasing attorney interest in learning more about handling funds. “This is just meant to be a one-stop quick resource,” said Sarah. “It’s not like we were overruling or changing anything… but [the last opinion is] 25 years old, so it was definitely time to issue something.”

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