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Lawyers can respond to question submitted via Internet website

It is proper for an Ohio lawyer to place an on-line intake form on the law firm’s Internet website that enables web site visitors to e-mail legal questions to the law firm and receive responses by e-mail from a lawyer for a fee.  Opinion 99-9 (December 2, 1999). The opinion outlines ethical considerations for lawwyers to follow to insure compliance with applicable rules of professional conduct.