Disclosing Criminal Conduct on Moral Character Applications [LGE 125]

Aug 18, 2020 | Podcast


First, it sounds like the Florida Bar might be listening to this podcast.  (Just kidding, of course.)  It issued a proposed advisory opinion allowing out of state lawyers to practice remotely from Florida without UPL repercussions.  Read more about solving the “butt in seat” problem here.

Second, applicants to the bar who have any criminal history at all are faced with lots of wrinkles in disclosing their conduct to moral character committees.  Megan runs through some scenarios displaying this complexity and gives some guidance on how to handle them.

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