Lawyers in Transition Committee

The Lawyers in Transition Committee shall 1) study the present rules and practices regarding curatorship’s of lawyers’ practices; 2)study and design a method for preserving the practice of lawyers and protecting their clients for those lawyers who are unable to practice, either voluntarily or involuntarily as a result of disability due to health, but whose actions do not give rise to an ethical violation; 3) study and design a voluntary method of designating a successor or other transitioning process for a lawyer’s practice in advance of any disability or death; 4) study and design a method of involuntary intervention for those lawyers who suffer a severe age-related impairment to protect the clients and deliver assistance to the age-impaired attorney and 5) study and design a method to engage older lawyers as a valuable resource.

Gwen Combs, Jackson