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Supreme Court Approves Motion 2019-1 | LAP Rules

Supreme Court of Georgia Approves Amendments to the Rules and Regulations for the Organization and Government of the State Bar of Georgia

The Supreme Court of Georgia, having considered the 2019-1 Motion to Amend the Rules and Regulations for the Organization and Government of the State Bar of Georgia,  ordered that Part VII – Lawyer Assistance Program, Chapter 1, Lawyer Assistance Committee, Preamble, Rule 7-101 (Committee); Rule 7-102 (Membership); Rule 7-103 (Responsibility); Rule 7-104 (Funding); Chapter 2, Guidelines for Operation, Rule 7-201 (Education, Information and Awareness); Rule 7-202 (Volunteers); 7-203 (Procedures for Receiving and Action on Information Concerning Request for Assistance); Rule 7-204 (Definitions); Chapter 3, Procedures, Rule 7-301 (Outsourcing of Clinical Services); Rule 7-302 (Confidentiality); Rule 7-303 (Reports); and Rule 7-304 (Immunity) be amended, effective Aug. 8, 2019.

The exact text of the order can be found here.

The new Rules can also be found on the State Bar's website.