by PeterK

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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Nebraska lawyers may use coupon sites to market legal services

February 2, 2013 in Advertising, Fee sharing, Nebraska, Websites by PeterK

Nebraska lawyers may advertise their services via Groupon and similar sites. Nebraska Ethics Opinion 12-03.

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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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Lawyer may participate with a for-profit Internet entity that provides users access to list of lawyers willing to provide services for fixed fees or lower rates

April 10, 2002 in Advertising, Fee sharing, Lawyer Referral Services, Washington, Websites by PeterK

A Washington lawyer is not prohibited from entering into an agreement, such as that required by the for profit Internet entity that operates a Web site providing users of the
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Lawyer may ethically make payments to an Internet services directory for advertising the lawyer’s services

June 16, 2001 in Advertising, Attorney-client privilege, Conflicts, Fee sharing, Maryland, Websites by PeterK

In Md. State Bar Assn. Committee on Ethics Opinion 01-03 (May 16, 2001), the committee opined that a proposed Internet business that would bring lawyers together with potential clients and
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Proposal by Washington lawyer to participate as owners of Internet company raises ethical concerns

February 7, 2001 in Advertising, Confidentiality, Fee sharing, Washington, Websites by PeterK

Proposal by a Washington lawyer participate as owners in a company, in which other owners are presumably not lawyers, to market the firm’s legal services through a Web site raises
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Proposal to open National Internet Law Office does not comply with Washington advertising rules

April 6, 1999 in Advertising, Confidentiality, Conflicts, Fee sharing, Washington by PeterK

Proposal to open National Internet Law Office does not comply with Washington state advertising rules relating to trade names and raises conflicts, fee splitting, and confidentiality concerns. Informal opinion 1831
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