May 15, 2013 in Advertising, Arizona, Attorney-client relationship, Confidentiality, Conflicts, Fee sharing
State Bar of Arizona Ethics Opinion 13-01 addressed whether an Internet marketing voucher or coupon sold by a lawyer for legal representation is consistent with the Arizona Rules of Professional
April 28, 2013 in Cloud, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Security
An interesting article describing the use of DropSmack to target networks via DropBox. In addition to broader considerations lawyers should consider before using cloud services, developments like this highlight the
April 24, 2013 in Advertising, Arizona, Domain Names, Internet Use
For-profit Arizona law firms may use the .org domain name suffix as long as the website is otherwise not false or misleading. See Arizona Ethics Op. 11-04 (December 2011).
April 24, 2013 in California, Cloud, Internet Use
California lawyers may maintain a virtual law office in the cloud where communications with the client, and storage of and access to all information about the clientâ€™s matter, are conducted
April 24, 2013 in California, Internet Use, UPL
A California lawyer’s lawsuit against on online legal service provider alleging unauthorized practice of law withstood a demurrer. See Law Offices of Mathew Higbee v. Expungement Assistance Services, Cal. Ct.
April 10, 2013 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Virginia
Virginia lawyers must take care using a virtual law office or shared executive suite. Virginia Legal Ethics Opinion 1872 (March 29, 2013). When a lawyer is using cloud computing or any
March 1, 2013 in Advertising, Blogs, Virginia
In Hunter v. VA Bar, No 121472 (February 28, 2013), the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond held that a lawyer’s blog about a completed case was commercial speech and