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Committee on Professional Ethics — Business Cards: Ethics Opinion 932

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Business Cards Attorney Photograph — Recommended Service Providers Ethics Opinion 932 Background: An inquiring attorney asked if it is ethically permissible to include on his business card a photograph of himself.  He also asked if ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics — Lawyer: Ethics Opinion 930

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Lawyer Non-lawyer — Service Agreement Ethics Opinion 930 Background: The inquiring attorney asked whether he may enter into an exclusive arrangement with an insurance agency whereby the agency would offer its clients a service requiring ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics — Legal Assistance Organization: Opinion 928

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Legal Assistance Organization Name Opinion 928   Background: The inquiring attorney was interested in starting a nonprofit legal services organization and asked whether the terms “project” and “law center” could be used in the organization’s ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics – Prior Clients: Ethics Opinion 924

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Prior Clients Foreclosure Referee Ethics Opinion 924   Background: The inquiring attorney was offered appointment as a referee in a mortgage foreclosure proceeding. A credit union client of the inquirer held a judgment on the ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics — Disclosure of Information: Ethics Opinion 923

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Disclosure of Information Prospective Clients Ethics Opinion 923 Background: The inquiring attorney received a client referral from a real estate agent. The would-be client held himself out to be an investor who was interested in purchasing ...

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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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