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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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Lawyers may use .org suffix in domain name.

April 24, 2013 in Advertising, Arizona, Domain Names, Internet Use by PeterK

For-profit Arizona law firms may use the .org domain name suffix as long as the website is otherwise not false or misleading. See Arizona Ethics Op. 11-04 (December 2011).

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Arizona Lawyers May Use Cloud to Store and Retrive Electronic Client Files

December 15, 2009 in Arizona, Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files by PeterK

Lawyers providing an online file storage and retrieval system for client access of documents must take reasonable precautions to protect the security and confidentiality of client documents and information.  Lawyers
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Arizona lawyers may not participate in unauthorized Internet referral service

October 16, 2006 in Arizona, Lawyer Referral Services, Websites by PeterK

An online service that matches prospective clients with potential lawyers based on the appropriate geographic and practice areas, makes representations about the qualifications of its member lawyers, and provides a
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Lawyers may not pay to participate in the for-profit client/attorney Internet matching service

September 6, 2005 in Advertising, Arizona, Lawyer Referral Services, States, Websites by PeterK

A lawyer may not pay to participate in the for-profit client/attorney internet matching service because the Service substantially functions as, and holds itself out as, a referral service and because
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Lawyers may store client data on a computer which is connected to the Internet, provided that the lawyer takes “reasonable steps” to assure that the confidentiality of data is protected

August 30, 2005 in Arizona, Confidentiality, Internet Use by PeterK

The Arizona State Bar Association in July 2005 issued Opinion 05-04 which holds that it is permissible for lawyers to store client data on a computer which is connected to
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National lawyer associations ethically may place membership directories on Internet web sites, categorized by practice areas

November 3, 2004 in Advertising, Arizona, States, UPL, Websites by PeterK

A national lawyer association ethically may place its membership directory on its Internet web site, categorized by practice areas. See Arizona Opinion 99-10 (September 1999). The association may want to:
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