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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Kentucky Proposes Fee, Regulation of Social Networking Posts

December 1, 2010 in Advertising, Attorney-client relationship, Internet Use, Kentucky, Rules of Conduct, Social Networking by David Hricik

The article with links to the proposal are here. To avoid getting any Kentucky readers in trouble, please don’t blog about this! 🙂

New York City Bar Association Addresses Electronic File Copying and Retention

August 27, 2008 in Attorney-client relationship, e-Discovery, E-mail, Electronic Files, New York by David Hricik

In Formal Opinion 2008-1 (July 2008), the Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York addressed various issues concerning the
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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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by PeterK

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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North Carolina opinion addresses ethical concerns raised by an internet-based or virtual law practice and the provision of unbundled legal services

August 4, 2006 in Advertising, Attorney-client relationship, Confidentiality, Conflicts, North Carolina, UPL, Websites by PeterK

North Carolina 2005 Formal Ethics Opinion 10 (January 20, 2006) discusses the ethical considerations of a virtual law practice and unbundled legal serivces.

by PeterK

Lawyers may disclaim owing a duty of confidentiality to website visitors

June 2, 2006 in Attorney-client relationship, California, Confidentiality, Websites by PeterK

A lawyer who provides web site visitors a means for electronic communication may effectively disclaim owing a duty of confidentiality to web-site visitors only the lawyer’s disclaimer is in sufficiently
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