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LegalZoom Gets OK From South Carolina Supreme Court

April 25, 2014 in Internet Use, UPL, Websites by PeterK

The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that LegalZoom’s services do not constitute the unauthorized practice of law. See summary at 3 Geeks and a Law Blog.

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California lawyer can use unfair competition law against online legal service provider

April 24, 2013 in California, Internet Use, UPL by PeterK

A California lawyer’s lawsuit against on online legal service provider alleging unauthorized practice of law withstood a demurrer. See Law Offices of Mathew Higbee v. Expungement Assistance Services, Cal. Ct.
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Final Ethics 20/20 Resolutions

February 20, 2013 in ABA, UPL by PeterK

On February 11, 2013, the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 filed revised resolutions 107 A & 107 B relating to limited practice authority for foreign In-House Counsel.

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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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Lawyers may engage in joint venture to offer web-based online legal information system

September 9, 2005 in Oregon, States, UPL by PeterK

Oregon State Bar Legal Ethics Comm, Op. 2005-137 (August 2005) discusses whether lawyers may engage in joint venture to offer web-based online legal information system for a fee.

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National lawyer associations ethically may place membership directories on Internet web sites, categorized by practice areas

November 3, 2004 in Advertising, Arizona, States, UPL, Websites by PeterK

A national lawyer association ethically may place its membership directory on its Internet web site, categorized by practice areas. See Arizona Opinion 99-10 (September 1999). The association may want to:
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Lawyers and law firms have standing to sue those who engage in the unauthorized practice of law

December 10, 2002 in Illinois, States, UPL, Websites by PeterK

Lawyers and law firms have standing to sue those who engage in the unauthorized practice of law. See Richard F. Mallen & Associated LTd. V. Myinjuryclaim.com Corp, Ill. App. Ct.
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Article outlines the ethical issues associated with the use of Application Service Providers (ASPs)

July 18, 2002 in Advertising, Cloud, Confidentiality, E-mail, MDP, States, UPL by PeterK

ASPs. Very Dangerous. You Go First, an article written by David Hricik and Peter Krakaur, outlines the ethical issues associated with the use of Application Service Providers (ASPs).