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South Carolina Opinion Permits Use of Groupon to Market Legal Services

January 3, 2012 in Advertising, South Carolina, Websites by PeterK

The use of “daily deal” websites to sell vouchers to be redeemed for discounted legal services does not violate the Rule 5.4(a) prohibition on sharing of legal fees, but the
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South Carolina lawyers may use descriptive domain names

August 4, 2004 in Advertising, Domain Names, South Carolina, Websites by PeterK

Unless a domain name is false or misleading, South Carolina lawyers may use descriptive domain names for their websites. South Carolina Bar Ethics Advisory Opinion 04-06  (June 18, 2004).

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Lawyers may participate on online matching service

March 4, 2002 in Advertising, Lawyer Referral Services, South Carolina, Websites by PeterK

South Carolina lawyers may participate in online matching service but should review all postings and the operation of the service for compliance with the South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct.
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Lawyer may ethically make payments to an Internet services for advertising the lawyer’s services

November 17, 2001 in Advertising, Lawyer Referral Services, South Carolina, Websites by PeterK

In South Carolina Bar Ethics Advisory Opinion 01-03, the bar’s ethics panel opined that a lawyer may ethically make payments to an Internet service for advertising the lawyer’s services based
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Lawyers must review website created by client web site advertising for additional plaintiffs in a pending litigation

August 4, 2000 in Advertising, Attorney-client relationship, South Carolina, Websites by PeterK

South Carolina Opinion 99-09 deals with a lawyer whose client unilaterally created a web site advertising for additional plaintiffs in a pending litigation. The lawyer has a duty to verify
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South Carolina Ethics Opinions

November 8, 1998 in South Carolina by PeterK

South Carolina ethics opinions are available online.

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South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct

November 8, 1998 in Rules of Conduct, South Carolina by PeterK

The South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct are available online. The Legal Information Institute offers another copy and a narrative.

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South Carolina Bar Association

November 8, 1998 in South Carolina by PeterK

The South Carolina Bar Association website is available online.