Can You Ethically Work From Home? Exploring the Necessity ..

Can You Ethically Work From Home? Exploring the Necessity ..
Can You Ethically Work From Home? Exploring the Necessity of Bar Admission to Work in Your State of Residence

The COVID pandemic has forced us all to work from home for an extended period of time. But what about afterwards? Many of us will likely continue to want to avoid commutes, parking, etc., and work at home even when it is safe to return to the office. If your home is in a state where you are not barred, can you do that? We will explore the approach to remote work under current state professional ethics rules and what the landscape may look like for telework post-COVID.

Key Takeaways:
1.    Overview of the ethics rules regarding work-from-home - highlighting a few jurisdictions and an ABA opinion permitting work from home with certain limitations, but noting that most states do not yet have in place a mechanism for more than temporary work in a non-barred state.
2.    Outline the limitations attorneys must work under when living in a non-barred state. 
3.    Provide recommendations for at-home practice to avoid problems with the local bar.

Although there is no fee to attend, you must register so the IADC can plan accordingly for the number of interested participants.  To register, log-in with your IADC username and password.  Each participant must register individually as Zoom links will be specific to each participant.  If you have never attended an IADC event before, please create a guest account where requested on this site.

We hope that you will join us for this exciting and informative program.

NEW! Your IADC website profile. We recently updated member profiles to include your links to any virtual IADC meeting for which you are registered. Go to your account, and when you click to view/edit your account, go to the “Meeting Participation” tab. There you’ll find “Upcoming Virtual Meetings/Virtual Links” which includes your Zoom link for each of your registered meetings. 

If you have any questions, please contact Director of Professional Development, Melisa Maisel Vanis
5/12/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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