Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 27
Law Practice

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-27-8

§ 11-27-8. Solicitation of business by agents prohibited.

No person, partnership, corporation, or association shall act in any manner or in any capacity as an agent for an attorney at law in the solicitation or procurement of any law business, and every contract for professional services secured by an attorney at law through the services of an agent shall be void.

This section shall not be deemed to apply to an organization, or its representatives, meeting the criteria contained in subsection 11-27-3(b).

History of Section.
G.L. 1923, ch. 401, § 45; P.L. 1935, ch. 2190, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 612, § 43; G.L. 1956, § 11-27-8; P.L. 2006, ch. 578, § 1.