Bar Rules

Rule 6-205. Termination or Suspension of Proceedings

State Bar Programs / Part VI - Arbitration of Fee Disputes / CHAPTER 2 JURISDICTIONAL GUIDELINES / Rule 6-205. Termination or Suspension of Proceedings

The Committee may suspend or terminate arbitration proceedings or may decline or terminate jurisdiction if the client, in addition to pursuing arbitration of a fee dispute under these rules, asserts a claim against the lawyer in any court arising out of the same set of circumstances, including any claim of malpractice. Any claim or evidence of professional misconduct within the meaning of the Code of Professional Responsibility may be reported by the arbitrators or the Committee to the Office of the General Counsel for consideration under its normal procedures.



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