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Lawyer e-mail contacts via websites present ethical risks

Source | 2017-06-26T18:41:15+00:00 May 17th, 2001|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

By providing the opportunity to contact a law firm by e-mail through a website, law firms exposes themselves to certain risks. Opinion 20000179 (2000) (see also Opinion 20000103). Law firms can reduce these risks with a disclaimer, but they cannot avoid them. These risks include the establishment of an attorney-client relationship and conflicts.