IN RE: AMENDMENT OF RULES 501, 503, 504, 512, 514, 521, AND 531 OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RULES OF DISCIPLINARY ENFORCEMENT
NOW, this 9th day of December, 2019, upon
the recommendation of the Board of the Pennsylvania Lawyers
Fund for Client Security; the proposal having been published
for public comment at 49 Pa.B. 4542 (August 17, 2019):
Ordered pursuant to Article V, Section 10 of the Constitution
of Pennsylvania that Rules 501, 503, 504, 512, 514, 521, and
531 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement are
amended in the attached form.
Order shall be processed in accordance with Pa.R.J.A. No.
103(b), and shall be effective in 30 days.
to the rule are shown in bold and are underlined.
from the rule are shown in bold and brackets.
RULES OF DISCIPLINARY ENFORCEMENT SUBCHAPTER E.
PENNSYLVANIA LAWYERS FUND FOR CLIENT
following words and phrases, when used in this subchapter
shall have, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise,
the meaning given to them in this section:
The Pennsylvania Lawyers Fund for Client Security Board
503. Pennsylvania Lawyers Fund for Client Security
(a) General Rule. The Supreme Court shall appoint a board to
be known as the
"Pennsylvania Lawyers Fund for Client Security Board
of Trustees" (the
"Board") which shall consist of five
members of the bar of this Commonwealth and two non-lawyer
public members. One of the members shall be designated by the
Court as Chair and another as Vice-Chair. A majority of the
members of the Board shall designate a member of the Board to
act as Treasurer.
(d) Powers. The Board shall have the power ...