by PeterK

The father of modern lawyer spam speaks

April 8, 2002 in Advertising, Arizona, E-mail, Tennessee by PeterK

The father of modern spam speaks — on April 12, 1994, Laurence Canter and Martha Siegel, two immigration lawyers from Arizona, flooded the Internet with a mass mailing promoting their
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Tennessee lawyer Internet listings should comply with applicable certification of specialization disclosure requirements

July 21, 2001 in Advertising, Tennessee, Websites by PeterK

Lawyers who list practice areas on the Internet must comply with disclosure requirements regarding specialization. Tennessee Formal Op. 99-F-144(a) (June 1, 1999). See also Opinion 99-F-144 (June 14, 1999) and
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by PeterK

Lawyers may communicate via unencryped e-mail

December 10, 1998 in Confidentiality, E-mail, Tennessee by PeterK

Tennessee advisory opinion #98-A-650(a) (November 19, 1998) amends advisory opinion 98-A-650 to allow the use of e-mail to transmit client confidences and secrets via the Internet. Notes that “[t]he reasoning in
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by PeterK

Tennessee Ethics Opinions

November 8, 1998 in Tennessee by PeterK

Tennessee formal ethics opinions are available online.

by PeterK

Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct

November 8, 1998 in Rules of Conduct, Tennessee by PeterK

Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct are available online from the State Bar. The Legal Information Institute offers a separate copy.

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Tennessee Bar Association

November 8, 1998 in Tennessee by PeterK

The Tennessee Bar Association website is available online.

by PeterK

Canter Disciplinary Judgment #95-831

June 4, 1997 in Advertising, Social Networking, Tennessee by PeterK

A posting on bulletin board is violation of Tennessee DR 1-102(A)(1), (5),(6), and DR 2-103. Must include “This Is An Advertisement” disclaimer. Description as “Immigration Attorneys” presented the attorneys as
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Tennessee advisory opinion addressses e-mail and advertising rules

November 12, 1995 in Advertising, E-mail, Tennessee by PeterK

Tennessee #95-A-576 (July 6, 1995):  Advertising/publicity rules generally inapplicable when an lawyer responds through private electronic mail to an individual inquiry on a legal matter posted to the Internet.