Unauthorized practice of law

It is unlawful to provide legal services to Indiana residents and/or on Indiana legal matters without being authorized to practice law. Pursuant to the Indiana Rules for Admission to the Bar and the Discipline of Attorneys, the Indiana Supreme Court has given the ISBA’s Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) Committee the specific authority to restrain or enjoin the unauthorized practice of law in Indiana (see Rule 24).

Report the unauthorized practice of law through this form: UPL Complaint Form

The UPL Committee investigates the unauthorized practice of law by persons not licensed to practice law in Indiana. As appropriate, the Committee may provide comments or opinions, formal or informal, on the subject of UPL.


UPL Committee Opinions

Formal Opinion No. 1 of 2016