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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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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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Lawyers receiving unsolicited e-mails from prospective clients via website must hold information received in confidence

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
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Lawyers need to consider several aspects of duty of confidentiality for inquiries through a web site

January 17, 2007 in Advertising, Confidentiality, Conflicts, Disclaimers, Solicitation, Washington, Websites by PeterK

Lawyers must consider confidentiality and other ethical issues associated with inquiries they receive through a website. Informal opinion 2080 (2006).

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Professor Hricik publishes article about the proper use of website disclaimers

May 5, 2006 in Disclaimers, E-mail, Websites by PeterK

In April, an article about the proper use of website disclaimers to avoid disqualification by incoming e-mail was posted by David Hricik.

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Mississippi lawyer wbe sites must comply with applicable advertising rules

June 17, 2005 in Advertising, Disclaimers, E-mail, Mississippi by PeterK

Computer-accessed communications include, but are not limited to, Internet presences such as home pages or World Wide Web sites, unsolicited electronic mail communications, and information concerning a lawyer’s or law
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Ninth Circuit analyzes the impact of disclaimers on law firm websites

June 8, 2005 in Attorney-client privilege, Attorney-client relationship, California, Confidentiality, Disclaimers, Websites by PeterK

The Ninth Circuit has issued a decision which analyzes the impact of disclaimers on law firm websites which purport to deny formation of an attorney client relationship to those who
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Lawyers do not owe a duty of confidentiality to individuals who unilaterally e-mail an unsolicited inquiries

December 28, 2002 in Arizona, Attorney-client relationship, Confidentiality, Disclaimers, E-mail, Websites by PeterK

A lawyer does not owe a duty of confidentiality to an individual who unilaterally e-mails an unsolicited inquiry to a lawyer. The sender does not have a reasonable expectation of
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