by PeterK

Ohio lawyers can use text messages to solicit employment from prospective clients

July 23, 2013 in Advertising, Ohio, Solicitation by PeterK

Ohio lawyers can use text messages to  solicit employment from prospective clients as long as the layer complies with advertising and solicitation rules and other potentially applicable statutes and regulations.
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Lawyers may be identified on a business client’s website but may not be referred to as the company’s preferred lawyers

September 21, 2004 in Advertising, Ohio, Websites by PeterK

A law firm may be identified on a business client’s Web site, but may not be referred to as the company’s preferred lawyers. Opinion 2004-7 (August 6, 2004) Communication to
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Ohio issues ethics opinion limiting lawyer spam

February 4, 2004 in Advertising, E-mail, Ohio by PeterK

The Ohio Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline issues Opinion No. 2004-1, which addresses ethical constraints on lawyers’ ability to send unsolicited e-mail (aka, spam).

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Ohio decision may help define whether certain online conduct by non-lawyers is tantamount to impermissible legal practice

July 18, 2002 in Internet Use, Ohio, States, UPL by PeterK

A decision issued in late December 2001 by the Ohio Board of Commissioners on the Unauthorized Practice of the Law (ODC v. Palmer) may help define whether certain online conduct
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Ohio Panel Analyzes Commercial Web Sites That Link Lawyers With Prospective Clients

May 11, 2001 in Lawyer Referral Services, Ohio, UPL, Websites by PeterK

Ohio lawyers may not participate in a commercial law-related Web site that provides them with clients if the arrangement entails prohibited payment for referrals or if the business is engaged
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Ohio lawyers may participate in an online lawyer referral service

December 27, 2000 in Advertising, Lawyer Referral Services, Ohio, Websites by PeterK

The Ohio Supreme Court’s ethics panel ruled that a lawyer may pay an online lawyer referral service a membership or registration fee as well as a fee calculated on a
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Lawyers can respond to question submitted via Internet website

January 20, 2000 in Advertising, Attorney-client relationship, Confidentiality, Conflicts, Lawyer Independence, Lawyer Referral Services, Ohio, UPL, Websites by PeterK

It is proper for an Ohio lawyer to place an on-line intake form on the law firm’s Internet website that enables web site visitors to e-mail legal questions to the
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Law firms may not feature on their websites quotations from clients describing the general nature of firm’s legal services

January 5, 2000 in Advertising, Ohio, Websites by PeterK

The Ohio Supreme Court’s ethics panel ruled that a law firm may not have its Web site feature quotations from clients describing the general nature of firm’s legal services, the
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