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Revised Rules of Professional Conduct take effect Febrauary 1st

January 10, 2007 in District of Columbia (D.C.), Rules of Conduct by PeterK

The revised D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct take effect Febrauary 1st. A markup of the Rules with the changes is available.

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Lawyers sharing offices must protect confidentiality of client files

March 10, 2001 in Confidentiality, District of Columbia (D.C.), E-mail, Electronic Files, Websites by PeterK

District of Columbia Ethics Opinion 303 (February 20, 2001) spells out the ethical issues for lawyers sharing offices. Included in the discussion on confidentiality, the opinion notes that it is
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Lawyers may use web sites as a tool to find people willing to sign up as plaintiffs for class action lawsuits

December 11, 2000 in District of Columbia (D.C.), Lawyer Referral Services, Websites by PeterK

Lawyers may use web sites as a tool to find people willing to sign up as plaintiffs for class action lawsuits. Lawyers must not make misleading statements and must disclose
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District of Columbia (D.C.) Ethics Opinions

November 8, 1999 in District of Columbia (D.C.), States by PeterK

D.C. ethics opinions are available online.

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District of Columbia (D.C.) Rules of Professional Conduct

November 8, 1999 in District of Columbia (D.C.), Rules of Conduct, States by PeterK

The D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct are available online.  A separate version is offered by the Legal Information Institute.

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District of Columbia (D.C.) Bar Association

November 8, 1998 in District of Columbia (D.C.), States by PeterK

The District of Columbia Bar Association is available online.

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Transmission of confidential information by unencrypted electronic mail does not per se violate confidentiality rules

March 1, 1998 in Confidentiality, District of Columbia (D.C.), E-mail by PeterK

D.C. Bar Opinion No. 281 addresses e-mail encryption issues. In most circumstances, transmission of confidential information by unencrypted electronic mail does not per se violate the confidentiality rules of the
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