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The DC Code: § 16-4011 Governmental entity as party.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
The disqualification of § 16-4009(a) applies to a collaborative lawyer representing a party that is a government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality.
b
After a collaborative law process concludes, another lawyer in a law firm with which the collaborative lawyer is associated may represent a government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality in the collaborative matter or a matter related to the collaborative matter if:
1
The collaborative law participation agreement so provides; and
2
The collaborative lawyer is isolated from any participation in the collaborative matter or a matter related to the collaborative matter through procedures within the law firm that are reasonably calculated to isolate the collaborative lawyer from such-participation.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-125, see notes under § 16-4001. Uniform Law: This section is based on § 11 of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act. See Vol. 7 , Part 1B, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4011 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 9, 2012, D.C. Law 19-125, § 2(b), 59 DCR 1928.)