James Walker discusses bar character test in Law360

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January 21, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Walker was quoted in Law360's article "Bar Character Test Seen As Vital Despite Flaws." While there is debate surrounding whether bar admission character inquiries should be maintained or eliminated, many legal professionals, including Mr. Walker, believe that the fitness standards remain valuable and essential. “This is a self-regulating profession, and people should understand that there’s a lot that goes with being licensed to practice — what authority that gives you, and what people you represent are depending on," Mr. Walker said. "You [need to] make sure you’re admitting people who get the difference between right and wrong.”

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