by PeterK

NY lawyers may not disclose that the client has been reading the opposing party’s client-lawyer e-mails

November 15, 2012 in E-mail, New York by PeterK

New York lawyers should not disclose client’s admission that client reading spouses e-mail with opposing counsel unless lawyer knows that such conduct is criminal or fraudulent. NY State Bar Assn Comm on
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New York Lawyers May Use Groupon to Market Legal Services

January 3, 2012 in Advertising, New York, Websites by PeterK

A lawyer may market legal services on a “deal of the day” or “group coupon” website provided that the advertising is not misleading or deceptive and makes clear that no
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New York State Bar Issues Ethics Opinion on Cloud Storage

December 15, 2010 in Cloud, Electronic Files, New York by PeterK

A lawyer may use online cloud providers to store and back up client files provided that the lawyer takes reasonable care to ensure that confidentiality will be maintained in a
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New York Professional Standards for Attorneys

April 30, 2009 in New York, Rules of Conduct by PeterK

The New York Rules of Professional Conduct effective April 2009. Additional Professional Standard resources are available from the State Bar.

NY St. Bar Ass’n Approves Gmail Use Despite Contextual Ad Scanning

September 14, 2008 in Attorney-client privilege, Confidentiality, E-mail, Ethical Walls, Internet Use, Malpractice, New York, Privacy, Rules of Conduct, Websites by David Hricik

The New York State Bar Association concluded that lawyers could use gmail and comply with the duty of confidentiality despite the fact that email is ‘scanned’ by Google to place
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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 York law firm adapt websites to comply with new advertising rules

March 3, 2007 in Advertising, New York, Websites by PeterK

A New York Times article describes how large New York law firms are modifying their website home pages and otherwise complying with new advertising rules.