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