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Maryland lawyers may offer “daily deals” like GroupOn to market their services

February 12, 2013 in Advertising, Maryland, Websites by PeterK

Maryland lawyers can use a third party company to offer discounted services to online customers as long as the lawyer takes steps to ameliorate potential ethical concerns that may be implicated by
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Maryland judges may use social networking sites

June 28, 2012 in Maryland, Social Networking by PeterK

Maryland judges can participate in social networking sites like Facebook but should proceed with caution.  Maryland Judicial Ethics Op. 2012-07 (June 12, 2012).

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Proposed Maryland rules changes

September 14, 2005 in Maryland, Rules of Conduct by PeterK

The Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure offers a list of all recent proposed rules changes.

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Lawyers leaving a law firm must not surreptitiously take client files from the firm or delete client records from its computer system

April 14, 2004 in Attorney-client relationship, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Maryland by PeterK

Maryland lawyers may not surreptitiously take client files or delete client records from a law firm comptuer system, even if the lawyer fears that the firm wil interfere with the
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Lawyer may ethically make payments to an Internet services directory for advertising the lawyer’s services

June 16, 2001 in Advertising, Attorney-client privilege, Conflicts, Fee sharing, Maryland, Websites by PeterK

In Md. State Bar Assn. Committee on Ethics Opinion 01-03 (May 16, 2001), the committee opined that a proposed Internet business that would bring lawyers together with potential clients and
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Maryland Ethics Opinions

November 8, 1998 in Maryland by PeterK

Maryland ethics opinions area vailable online only to Maryland Bar members.

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Maryland Rules of Professional Conduct

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

The Maryland Rules of Professional Conduct and narrative are offered by the Legal Information Institute.