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CHAMBERS v. KAY, A091362

Rule 2-200 of the Rules of Professional Conduct, which prohibits any division of "a fee for legal services with a lawyer who is not a partner of, associate of, or shareholder" without the client's written consent, is not strictly limited to "pure referral" agreements.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/30/2001
  • Published 04/30/2001


  • SWAGER, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Werchick & Werchick, Arne Werchick, Truckee, Bornstein & Bornstein JonathanH. Bornstein, San Francisco, Law Offices of Joel D. Adler, Joel Adler, San Francisco, for plaintiff and appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, Steven D. Wasserman, Thomas F. Kopshever, San Francisco, Law Offices of Philip Edward Kay, Philip Edward Kay, San Francisco, Lawrence Anthony Organ, for defendant and respondent.
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