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Support for legal internship, apprenticeship, and training, C3S25 CPRA

Section 25, Canon III

SECTION 25. Support for legal internship, apprenticeship, and training. – To prepare the next generation of lawyers for ethical practice, lawyers shall support legal internship and apprenticeship programs and accept law students for training.
The lawyer shall treat the apprentices as junior colleagues and future counsels, and shall conscientiously supervise them. (2023 Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability or CPRA)

1. Support for legal internship, apprenticeship, and training

a. Duty to support legal internship, apprenticeship, and training

Under this section, lawyers are required to “support legal internship and apprenticeship programs and accept law students for training” for the purposes of preparing “the next generation of lawyers for ethical practice.”

1) Treatment and supervision of apprentices

Under this section, lawyers are required to “treat the apprentices as junior colleagues and future counsels, and shall conscientiously supervise them.”

References

Canon III, 2023 Code of Professional Responsibility

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