Rule 19-306.5 Nonprofit and Court-Annexed Limited Legal Services Programs [MARPC 6.5]

(a) An attorney who, under the auspices of a program sponsored by a nonprofit organization or court, provides short-term limited legal services to a client without expectation by either the attorney or the client that the attorney will provide continuing representation in the matter:

(1) is subject to Rules 19-301.7 (1.7) and 19-301.9 (a) (1.9) only if the attorney knows that the representation of the client involves a conflict of interest; and

(2) is subject to Rule 19-301.10 (1.10) only if the attorney knows that another attorney associated with the attorney in a law firm is disqualified by Rule 19-301.7 (1.7) or 19-301.9 (a) (1.9) with respect to the matter.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (a)(2) of this Rule, Rule 19-301.10 (1.10) is inapplicable to a representation governed by this Rule.