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Heather M. Gamache Quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Rackemann attorney Heather M. Gamache was quoted in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article, “SJC Panel Floats Rules on ‘Incivility,’ Attorney-Client Sex,” regarding the Supreme Judicial Court’s Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct, which has invited comment on a series of proposed amendments unveiled in October.

The committee is in the final stages of crafting proposals to amend professional rules of conduct to address the troublesome issue of incivility in the bar and more clearly define under what circumstances an attorney’s sexual relationship with a client is inappropriate. “If the proposed changes are going to improve the experience of people in our profession, then they’re warranted,” said Gamache.

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