Bar Rules

RULE 9.1 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Ethics & Discipline / Current Rules / Part IV (After January 1 / 2001) - Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct (also includes Disciplinary Proceedings and Advisory Opinion rules) / CHAPTER 1 GEORGIA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AND ENFORCEMENT THEREOF

Members of the State Bar of Georgia shall notify the State Bar of Georgia of:

  1. Members of the State Bar of Georgia shall, within sixty days, notify the State Bar of Georgia of:
    1. being admitted to the practice of law in another jurisdiction and the dates of admission;
    2. being convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude where the underlying conduct relates to the lawyer's fitness to practice law; or
    3. the imposition of discipline by any jurisdiction other than the Supreme Court of Georgia.
  2. For the purposes of this Rule the term "discipline" shall include any sanction imposed as the result of conduct that would be in violation of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct if occurring in Georgia.
  3. For the purposes of this Rule the term "jurisdiction" shall include state, federal, territorial and non-United States courts and authorities.

The maximum penalty for a violation of this Rule is a public reprimand.

Comment

[1] The State Bar of Georgia is the regulatory authority created by the Supreme Court of Georgia to oversee the practice of law in Georgia. In order to provide effective disciplinary programs, the State Bar of Georgia needs information about its members.
 



GO TO RULE 8.5 DISCIPLINARY AUTHORITY; CHOICE OF LAW
GO TO RULE 9.2 RESTRICTIONS ON FILING DISCIPLINARY COMPLAINTS
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