Bar Rules

RULE 14-8.1 FILES

State Bar Programs / Part XIV - Rules Governing the Investigation and Prosecution of the Unlicensed Practice of Law / 14-8. CONFIDENTIALITY / RULE 14-8.1 FILES

(a) Files Are Property of Bar. All matters, including files, preliminary investigation reports, interoffice memoranda, records of investigations, and the records in trials and other proceedings under these rules, except those unlicensed practice of law matters conducted in Superior Courts, are property of the State Bar of Georgia.

(b) Limitations on Disclosure. Any material provided to or promulgated by the State Bar of Georgia that is confidential under applicable law shall remain confidential and shall not be disclosed except as authorized by the applicable law.



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