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SCR 3.022 Forms of practice of law

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme Court

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
III Practice of Law (Refs & Annos)
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 3.022
SCR 3.022 Forms of practice of law
Lawyers may engage in the practice of law in Kentucky in the following forms:
a. As sole practitioners;
b. As employees of a private corporation, a United States government agency or department, or a state, county or municipal government agency, a legal aid society, or a corporation organized to provide public defender services (but if for a private corporation, may render professional services in that employment only for the employing corporation and its subsidiaries and not the general public; except pro bono or legal aid);
c. As instructors or professors of law in a law school located in Kentucky;
d. As a judge of the Court of Justice, a federal court or as an administrative law judge in federal or state government;
e. As employees or general partners of a Kentucky general partnership organized for the practice of law;
f. As employees of or partners, shareholders, members or co-owners of a registered limited liability partnership, professional service corporation, or limited liability company or any other limited liability entity organized pursuant to applicable statutes.
Subject to judicial or prosecutorial immunity which may be recognized by law, each lawyer practicing law in Kentucky shall be personally liable and accountable to his or her clients for (i) all of his or her acts, errors, and omissions in the practice of law; and (ii) the acts, errors, and omissions of other lawyers under such lawyer's direct supervision.


HISTORY: Adopted by Order 99-1, eff. 2-1-00
Note: Former Rules of Appellate Procedure (RAP) were amended and redesignated as Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) by Order of the Supreme Court effective January 1, 1978. Prior Rules of the Court of Appeals (RCA) had been redesignated as Rules of Appellate Procedure effective March 12, 1976.
Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 3.022, KY ST S CT Rule 3.022
Current with amendments received through March 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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