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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest – Government Lawyer – Previous Litigation for Prior Clients   Ethics Opinion 1029   Background: The inquiring attorney is employed as an attorney for a municipal agency. He had been previously employed ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Medical Marijuana

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Medical Marijuana – Counseling Clients on Illegal Conduct   Ethics Opinion 1024   Background: The inquiring attorney asks whether he is permitted to counsel clients with respect to the use of medical marijuana.  Specifically, there ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Confidentiality

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Confidentiality – Cloud Storage   Ethics Opinion 1020   Background: The inquiring attorney engages in real estate transactions and seeks to use an electronic project management tool to help with closings. The technology would allow ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Seller’s Concessions

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Seller’s Concessions – Misleading Documentation   Ethics Opinion 1022   Background: The inquiring attorney working on a residential house closing inquired into the proper method of completing the TP-584 and RP-5217 forms so as to ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics — Dual Practice: Ethics Opinion 1013

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics  Dual Practice Conflict of Interest Ethics Opinion 1013 Background: The inquiring attorney also works as a broker at a broker firm that wishes to purchase a property. The owner of the property is in foreclosure ...

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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 — Confidentiality: Ethics Opinion 1019

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics  Confidentiality Remote Access to Electronic Files Ethics Opinion 1019 Background: A law firm seeks to provide its attorneys with remote access to its electronic files, so that the attorneys may work from home. Opinion: The ...

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