Federal and State Laws
42 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Chapter 25 - Representation Of Litigants
Subchapter A. General Provisions
Section 2501 - Appearance In Person Or By Counsel
(a) Civil matters.--In all civil matters before any tribunal every litigant shall have a right to be heard, by himself and his counsel, or...
Section 2502 - Certain Persons Not To Appear As Counsel
(a) General rule.--Except as otherwise prescribed by general rule, an attorney at law who is an employee of a court shall not appear as...
Section 2503 - Right Of Participants To Receive Counsel Fees
The following participants shall be entitled to a reasonable counsel fee as part of the taxable costs of the matter: (1) The holder of...
Section 2504 - Letters Of Attorney
(a) General rule.--All letters of attorney authorizing acts relating to instruments or judgments may, if duly acknowledged, be filed in the office of the...
Subchapter B. Attorneys and Counsellors
Section 2521 - Office Of Attorney At Law
Persons admitted to the bar of the courts of this Commonwealth and to practice law pursuant to general rules shall thereby hold the office...
Section 2522 - Oath Of Office
Before entering upon the duties of his office, each attorney at law shall take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation before a person...
Section 2523 - Persons Specially Admitted By Local Rules
Any person specially admitted to practice law on or before April 23, 1968 may continue to practice in the court of common pleas or...
Section 2524 - Penalty For Unauthorized Practice Of Law
(a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b), any person, including, but not limited to, a paralegal or legal assistant, who within this Commonwealth...
Section 2525 - Unauthorized Solicitation Prohibited
(a) Offense defined.--Any person not an attorney at law who shall solicit or procure through solicitation a retainer, power of attorney or any agreement,...
Last modified: October 8, 2016