May 15, 2013 in Advertising, Arizona, Attorney-client relationship, Confidentiality, Conflicts, Fee sharing by PeterK
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
February 12, 2013 in Advertising, Conflicts, Fee sharing, Indiana by PeterK
Indiana lawyers should not use Groupon or similar coupon or daily deal sites to market legal services. See Indiana Ethics Op. 2012-1.
January 15, 2013 in Advertising, Alabama, Conflicts, Fee sharing by PeterK
Alabama lawyers may not use of websites like Groupon to sell their legal services because it violates the ethics rule against sharing legal fees with nonlawyers, as well as the
January 14, 2012 in Advertising, Conflicts, Pennsylvania, Websites by PeterK
Pennsylvania lawyers should not use coupon sites to market their legal services. See Pennsylvania Ethics Op. 2011-027.
February 20, 2008 in Attorney-client privilege, Attorney-client relationship, Confidentiality, Conflicts, Disclaimers, E-mail, Internet Use, New Hampshire, Rules of Conduct, Websites by David Hricik
Effective January 1, 2008, New Hampshire adopted a rule that clearly protects persons who, in good faith, e-mail confidential information to a lawyer from having the lawyer use the information
August 31, 2007 in Confidentiality, Conflicts, E-mail by David Hricik
I don’t think this is on-line, but in an August 8 opinoin (07-02), the Iowa State Bar Association Committee on Ethics and Practice Guidelines addressed an interesting prospective client problem:Â
June 7, 2007 in Attorney-client relationship, Confidentiality, Conflicts, Disclaimers, Massachusetts, Websites by PeterK
In the absence of an effective disclaimer, a lawyer who receives unsolicited information from a prospective client through an e-mail link on a law firm website must hold the information