Bar Rules

Rule 6-701. Confidentiality.

State Bar Programs / Part VI - Arbitration of Fee Disputes / CHAPTER 7 CONFIDENTIALITY / Rule 6-701. Confidentiality.

With the exception of the award itself, all records, documents, files, proceedings, and hearings pertaining to arbitrations of any fee dispute under these rules in which both the complainant and the attorney have consented to be bound by the result, shall not be opened to the public or any person not involved in the dispute without the written consent of both parties to the arbitration. However, the Committee, its staff, or representative may reveal confidential information in those circumstances in which the Office of General Counsel is authorized by Rule 4-221 (d) to do so.

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