by PeterK

Lawyers’ Use of Deal-of-the-Day Marketing Programs

November 6, 2013 in ABA, Advertising, Conflicts, Disclaimers, Internet Use, Websites by PeterK

Lawyers may use deal-of-the-day or group-coupon marketing programs as a way  to sell goods and services. However, lawyers hoping to market legal services using these programs must comply with various
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Arizona attorneys are discouraged from using Groupon and Internet marketing vouchers to market their practices

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
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Indiana lawyers should not use daily deal sites to market their services

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.

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Alabama lawyers may not use daily dal sites like GroupOn

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
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Pennsylvania lawyers should not use coupon sites like Groupon to market legal sevices

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.

New Hampshire Adopts Rule Protecting Prospective Clients who Unilaterally Email Law Firms

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
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Interesting E-mail Conflict Opinion from Iowa

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: 
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