Brian Roberson


It is the purpose of this comment to explore some of the major areas in which the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and a typical collaborative law arrangement may intersect, and to discuss the differences of opinion among the few state ethics committees that have commented on collaborative law. A deeper understanding of the relationship between the collaborative lawyer, the legal system, and society at large should help to foster greater awareness of the duties and responsibilities inherent in lawyer-client relationships created under the collaborative rubric.



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