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North Carolina Opinions Permits Use of SaaS Providers

January 27, 2012 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, North Carolina by PeterK

North Carolina 2011 Formal Ethics Opinion 6 Opinion rules that a lawyer may contract with a vendor of software as a service provided the lawyer uses reasonable care to safeguard
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North Carolina lawyers may use coupon sites to market legal services

December 11, 2011 in Advertising, North Carolina, Websites by PeterK

North Carolina lawyers may advertise on a website that offers daily discounts to consumers where the website company’s compensation is a percentage of the amount paid to the lawyer if
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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.

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North Carolina lawyers may recommend that a prospective client use a computer in the lawyer’s office and the services of an Internet-based company to complete a required bankruptcy certification form

April 4, 2006 in North Carolina, Websites by PeterK

North Carolina lawyers may recommend that a prospective client use a computer in the lawyer’s office and the services of an Internet-based company to complete a required bankruptcy certification form.
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Lawyers must use Interent domain names that are not misleading

March 4, 2006 in Advertising, Domain Names, North Carolina, Websites by PeterK

The URL for a North Carolina law firm website does not have to include words that identify the site as belonging to a law firm provided the URL is not
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North Carolina lawyers may particiapte in Internet matching services

August 10, 2004 in Advertising, Lawyer Referral Services, North Carolina, Websites by PeterK

North Carolina lawyers may participate in an on-line service that is similar to both a lawyer referral service and a legal directory provided there is no fee sharing with the
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Lawyers may respond to web page message board inquiries provided there are certain disclosures

September 6, 2000 in Advertising, Disclaimers, North Carolina, Social Networking, UPL, Websites by PeterK

It is not a violation of the Revised Rules of Professional Conduct for a lawyer to respond to inquiries posted on an Internet message board provided the lawyer clarifies the
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North Carolina Ethics Opinions

November 8, 1998 in North Carolina by PeterK

The State Bar offers North Carolina Ethics Opinions and proposed formal opinions.