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Ohio lawyers can use text messages to solicit employment from prospective clients

July 23, 2013 in Advertising, Ohio, Solicitation by PeterK

Ohio lawyers can use text messages to  solicit employment from prospective clients as long as the layer complies with advertising and solicitation rules and other potentially applicable statutes and regulations.
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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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Lawyers may not use the services of a website that forwards inquiries from potential clients to subscribing lawyers

November 12, 2006 in Advertising, Lawyer Referral Services, New York, Solicitation, Websites by PeterK

Lawyers may not use the services of a website that forwards inquiries from potential clients to subscribing lawyers. Opinion 799 (September 29, 2006). While websites may be used for advertising
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Texas lawyers may not pay a fee to be listed on a privately sponsored internet site

October 6, 2005 in Advertising, Lawyer Independence, Lawyer Referral Services, Solicitation, Texas, Websites by PeterK

Texas lawyers may not pay a fee to be listed on a privately sponsored internet site which obtains information over the internet from potential clients about their legal problems and
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Lawyers may not solicit prospective clients through Internet chat rooms

August 19, 2000 in Chat, Florida, Solicitation by PeterK

Lawyers may not solicit prospective clients through Internet chat rooms, defined as real time communications between computer users. See Florida Bar Adv. Op. A-00-1 (August 15, 2000).

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Lawyer may advertise as a “sponsor” on an Internet legal information and advertising service

December 4, 1999 in Advertising, Lawyer Referral Services, New York, Solicitation, UPL, Websites by PeterK

A lawyer may advertise as a “sponsor” on an Internet legal. information and advertising service, provided that (1) the service does not in any way state or suggest that the
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New York City Bar opinion outlines requirements for lawyers websites, discussion groups, and e-mail exchanges

February 17, 1999 in Advertising, Confidentiality, E-mail, Lawyer Referral Services, New York, Social Networking, Solicitation, Websites by PeterK

A law firm should maintain a copy of its website for at least one year, but need not file a copy with the Departmental Disciplinary Committee. Assn’of the Bar of
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West Virginia Rules of Conduct apply to all electronic communications about the services of lawyers who practice in West Virginia

November 20, 1998 in Advertising, Chat, Disclaimers, E-mail, Solicitation, Websites, West Virginia by PeterK

West Virginia Rules of Conduct apply to all electronic communications about the services of lawyers who practice in West Virginia, regardless of where the communication originates.  Opinion 98-03 (October 16, 1998). Websites,
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