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The Perils of Outside Referrals by Lawyers
PLUS Journal (2013)
  • Barry R. Temkin, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass
  • Robert J. Usinger

This Article examines the tort of negligent referral by attorneys, and considers the responsibilities of lawyers who referral legal matters to lawyers at other law firms. Lawyers who engage in outside referrals which involve the sharing of legal fees should be mindful of the potential for civil liability and potential professional discipline under the Rules of Professional Conduct.

Publication Date
August 1, 2013
Citation Information
Barry R. Temkin and Robert J. Usinger. "The Perils of Outside Referrals by Lawyers" PLUS Journal Vol. XXVI (2013)
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