LAW 565-001 – Professional Responsibility

Restricting Right to Practice


A lawyer shall not participate in offering or making:

  1. a partnership, shareholders, operating, employment, or other similar type of agreement that restricts the right of a lawyer to practice after termination of the relationship, except an agreement concerning benefits upon retirement; or
  2. an agreement in which a restriction on the lawyer's right to practice is part of the settlement of a client controversy.