|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 01 |
Particularly affected clients may be notified of a change in the law, but a general notice to all clients is improper.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 02 |
Not improper to continue use of deceased partner's name in firm, so long as not contrary to law or custom, even though other partners' names may change.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 03 |
Improper for lawyer to permit publicity of his recent authorship of some work where it is merely a form of indirect advertising.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 04 |
Not improper for lawyer to negotiate with agent of opposing party who is a layman.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 05 |
Lawyer may not depart from minimum fee schedule where it is a means to solicit and advertise.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 06 |
Lawyer may send dignified announcement of his specialization to other lawyers so long as it does not constitute a statement or representation of special experience or expertness.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 07 |
Improper for lawyer to publish offer of free legal services for prosecution of a particular suit.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 08 |
Under certain circumstances, lawyer may properly charge less than minimum fee and may represent both buyer mortgagor and mortgagee lending institution.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 09 |
Improper for lawyer to bid competitively for employment with municipal corporation.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 10 |
Improper for lawyer to arrange foreign state divorce where foreign court is not advised with respect to the client's actual residence.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 11 |
Lawyers may endorse judicial candidates, and such candidates may announce the support of certain attorneys so long as there is no appearance of impropriety.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 12 |
Not improper for lawyers to endorse judicial and other political candidates if endorsement is not a form of indirect advertising.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 13 |
Lawyer may announce intent to specialize in patent law, and announcement may refer to a particular public office from which lawyer is returning to private practice, but it is improper to mention prior private offices.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 14 |
Lawyer should take steps to see that former client does not successfully perpetrate fraudulent claim, and disclosure of that client's confidences to avoid a crime would be proper.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 15 |
Improper for several attorneys who share a suite of offices to use a firm name and hold themselves out to the public as a partnership when they are not partners.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 16 |
Not improper for lawyer to have name in a simple listing of lawyers' names, either alphabetically or classified.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 17 |
Improper for biographical and specialization data to appear in publication which is not an approved law list.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 18 |
Classified and alphabetical listing of attorney is proper so long as there is no reference to a specialization other than the traditional specialities of the bar.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 19 |
Lawyer should not practice in court in which he sits as part-time judge.
|NYSBA Ethics Opinion 20 |
Improper for lawyer who aspires to public office to send congratulatory messages to those personally unknown to him and with whom the lawyer has no personal relations.