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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Confidential information: Opinion 1161

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Confidential information Disclosure – Client consent – Disclosure of any personal, financial, or business interest Ethics Opinion 1161 Background: The inquiring attorney is a real estate transactional lawyer. The custom in ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of interest: Opinion 1158

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Conflict of interest Taxation authority – New employment – Changing the tax code Ethics Opinion 1158 Background: The inquiring attorney works for the Internal Revenue Service. He has worked on a ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Fee sharing: Opinion 1159

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Fee sharing Estate of deceased lawyer Ethics Opinion 1159 Background: The inquiring attorney was an associate in a firm wholly owned by the firm’s senior lawyer. The firm represented plaintiffs on ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Referral fees: Opinion 1162

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Referral fees Tax credit business – Consultant – Employee – Owner Ethics Opinion 1162 Background: The inquiring attorney is a patent attorney licensed in New York. He now seeks to start ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Confidential information: Opinion 1161

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Confidential information Disclosure – Client consent – Disclosure of any personal, financial, or business interest Ethics Opinion 1161 Background: The inquiring attorney is a real estate transactional lawyer. The custom in ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Legal and non-legal services: Opinion 1157

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Legal and non-legal services Single entity Ethics Opinion 1157 Background: The inquiring attorney is both an attorney and a licensed professional engineer. The inquirer wishes to establish a single-member professional entity, ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney’s fee: Opinion 1156

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Attorney’s fee Securing fee obligation with a mortgage Ethics Opinion 1156 Background: The inquiring attorney represents a client in a domestic relations matter that resulted in a judgment of divorce. The ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Dual practice: Opinion 1155

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Dual practice Attorney – Financial planner Ethics Opinion 1155 Background: The inquiring attorney is a family/matrimonial attorney. In that capacity he prepares statements of net worth and value assets for settlement ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Duty to communicate to client of insurance-assigned counsel: Opinion 1154

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Duty to communicate to client of insurance-assigned counsel Ethics Opinion 1154 Background: The inquiring attorney is a New York attorney whom an insurance carrier chose to defend an indemnification counterclaim stemming ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Third-party payer: Opinion 1154

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Third-party payer Duty to communicate with client of insurance-assigned counsel Ethics Opinion 1154 Background: The inquiring attorney is an attorney whom an insurance carrier chose to defend an indemnification counterclaim stemming ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of interest: Opinion 1153

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Conflict of interest County attorney – County sponsored community college board Ethics Opinion 1153 Background: A county legislature appointed the inquiring lawyer as county attorney. It is a full-time position overseeing ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Law Firm Name: Opinion 1152

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Law Firm Name – Lawyer’s First Name Only Ethics Opinion 1152 Background: The inquiring attorney practices law in both New York and other jurisdictions. The inquirer’s surname is shared by a ...

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