Ethics Opinion 156
Not proper to be attorney in action against former client who previously discussed matter with attorney.
Ethics Opinion 157
Propriety of alumni bulletin article featuring law firm and of firm members participation depends on meeting proper standards.
Ethics Opinion 158
A judge may own such an interest in an entity that sells liquors at retail or at a bar if it is legal and the nature of such interest does not detract from the dignity of his position.
Ethics Opinion 159
A law firm or individual members or associates may become members of a Chamber of Commerce.
Ethics Opinion 160
Attorney may not contact adverse party after the designation of counsel.
Ethics Opinion 161
Representation of passengers in action against friend, insured driver, improper after lawyer interviewed and acted on behalf of driver.
Ethics Opinion 162
An attorney may represent both buyer and seller of real property only when there is no actual or potential differing interests and there is complete disclosure to and consent by both clients.
It is not proper for a lawyer to represent a client to whom the lawyer is selling his own property.
Ethics Opinion 163
Lawyer may cooperate with union's plan to furnish members free legal services, only if matters are reasonably related to the members' relationship with their employers.
Ethics Opinion 164
A lawyer who holds public office and engages in private practice may not show public office on letterhead used in private practice.
Ethics Opinion 165
A part-time public defender may not be privately retained to represent an accused who initially contacted the Public Defender's office but was found unqualified for aid.
Ethics Opinion 166
A dignified certificate stating attorney is approved agent of Title Company may not be displayed in office.
Ethics Opinion 167
Ethically improper for District Attorney's office to sponsor a golf and dinner outing for judges and lawmen.
Ethics Opinion 168
Obligation of lawyer of executor-client misappropriating estate assets depends on whether restitution is made.
Ethics Opinion 169
Proposed publication and distribution would be proper if certified by the American Bar Association and specialties are omitted.
Ethics Opinion 170
May employee of Search Organization identify self on professional card as attorney.
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