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ISBA Ethics Opinions on Arbitration and Mediation


  • Nonlawyer's representation of parties to a FINRA arbitration : 13-03
  • Representing business parters in same partnership adverse to each other in an arbitration proceeding : 13-02
  • Non Illinois licensed lawyer representing party in Illinois arbitration proceeding : 12-17
  • Reporting lawyer misconduct while serving as an arbitrator or mediator : 11-01
  • Mediator preparing post-mediation divorce documents for unrepresented spouse to file pro se : 04-03
  • Mediation firm paying nonlawyers in exchange for case referrals : 01-05
  • Lawyer engaged in divorce mediation business with nonlawyer : 92-05