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RULE 14-1.1 JURISDICTION

State Bar Programs / Part XIV - Rules Governing the Investigation and Prosecution of the Unlicensed Practice of Law / 14-1. PREAMBLE / RULE 14-1.1 JURISDICTION

The Supreme Court of Georgia has the inherent authority to regulate the practice of law. Wallace v. Wallace, 225 Ga. 102, cert. denied, 396 U.S. 939 (1969); Sams v. Olah, 225 Ga. 497, cert. denied, 397 U.S. 914 (1970); Fleming v. State, 246 Ga. 90, cert. denied, 449 U.S. 904 (1980). This authority necessarily includes jurisdiction over the unlicensed practice of law.



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