LegalEthics.com blog posts from 1996-2016. LegalEthics.com focused on the ethics of technology use by legal professionals.
A recent decision by the N.J. Supreme Court prohibits lawyers in that state from working with clients through online legal services because of concerns over alleged illicit fee-sharing and referral fees.
California's Interim Formal Opinion 12-0006 suggests that advertising ethics rules should apply to law firms and lawyers that publish blog posts as part of their website. See the interim [...]
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.
California's Proposed Formal Opinion Interim No. 11-0004 considers: what are an attorney’s ethical duties in the handling of discovery of electronically stored information? The opinion interprets rules 3-100, 3-110, 3-210, [...]
The Professional Ethics Committee voted on January 24, 2014, to reconsider Florida Ethics Opinion 87-11 to address changes to Rule of Judicial Administration 2.515 regarding electronic signatures.
Lawyers may use deal-of-the-day or group-coupon marketing programs as a way to sell goods and services. However, lawyers hoping to market legal services using these programs must comply with various [...]