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§ 10-601. Bar admission required to practice law in the State

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 10. Lawyers (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 10-601
§ 10-601. Bar admission required to practice law in the State
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided by law, a person may not practice, attempt to practice, or offer to practice law in the State unless admitted to the Bar.
Conclusion of law practice affairs
(b) While an individual is on inactive status or disbarred or while the individual's right to practice law is suspended or revoked, the individual may:
(1) discharge existing obligations;
(2) collect and distribute accounts receivable; or
(3) perform any other act that is necessary to conclude the affairs of a law practice but that does not constitute practicing law.
Actions through officer, director, employee, or other individuals
(c) It is not a defense to a charge of a violation of this section that the defendant acted through an officer, director, partner, trustee, agent, or employee who is a lawyer.

Credits

Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 632, § 3.
Formerly Art. 10, §§ 1, 11, 32; Art. 27, § 14.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 10-601, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 10-601
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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