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Tag Archives: Attorney Advertising

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising – Message Boards Ethics Opinion 1016   Background: The inquiring attorney belongs to several message boards, including parents and residents of specific neighborhoods. He seeks to advertise his services ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics — Attorney Advertising: Ethics Opinion 1010

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics  Attorney Advertising Second Opinions Ethics Opinion 1010 Background: A law firm proposes to inform the public that it is available to provide second opinions on pending legal cases on which individuals are already represented. It ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising – Twitter Account

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising – Twitter Account – Alerts and Press Releases   Ethics Opinion 1009   Background: The inquiring attorney works for a firm not based in New York. The firm focuses its practice on shareholder ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising – Best Lawyers

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising – Best Lawyers Ethics Opinion 1007 Background: The inquiring attorney states that he was recently nominated for inclusion in the 2015 Best Lawyers publication for the area. Opinion: The committee concluded that a ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising – Third-party Advertising

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising – Third-party Advertising – Brochure Opinion 1001 Background: The inquiring law firm asks whether it may accept a fee for allowing third parties to advertise in the firm’s monthly brochure, which is distributed ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics — Attorney Advertising: Ethics Opinion 967

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Attorney Advertising Non-Legal Blogs Ethics Opinion 967 Background: The inquiring attorney is also a columnist. The inquirer has become an employee of a corporation that promotes work-life balance. In that capacity, the inquirer will write ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics – Attorney Advertising: Ethics Opinion 921

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Attorney Advertising  ‘Stop’ a Foreclosure Ethics Opinion 921   Background: The inquiring attorney asked whether he may market to persons facing foreclosure of their homes with an advertisement that states, “We will stop your foreclosure.” ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics — Attorney Advertising: Opinion 897

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Attorney Advertising Group Coupon Websites Opinion 897 Background: The inquiring attorney wishes to use a “Groupon” or “deal of the day” type advertisement. Subscriptions to these websites enable subscribers to purchase specific goods or services ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics — Attorney Advertising: Opinion 883

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Attorney Advertising Fictitious Law Firm Opinion 883 Background: The inquiring attorney asked whether an attorney advertisement may include a portrayal of a fictitious law firm, such as the portrayal of an argument against fictitious opposing ...

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First Amendment: Alexander v. Cahill

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit First Amendment Attorney Advertising Alexander v. Cahill 07-3677-cv Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: New York’s Appellate Division adopted new rules prohibiting certain types of attorney advertising and solicitation, to take ...

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